I have a fascination with Ambigrams. Many people know about ambigrams today because of Dan Brown's book Angels and Demons... You know the one they just turned into a movie with Tom Hanks.
I know about ambigrams because of the man who created the ambigrams for the book, John Langdon. John is an amazingly talented designer with a gift for manipulating letterforms. I studied design at Drexel University and had the opportunity to take some of John's classes.
Back in December of 2005 I decided to make a quilt of one of John's ambigrams. It took quite some time to trace the letters onto a fuseable backing, cut them, and lay them out. I fused them down and that is where it stops.
For over three years now I've been struggling with what to do next. So off and on it has gone up on my design wall begging for some answer as to how to finish it. I've taken photos of a few versions but none seem to do it for me. I've been thinking lately of making a Ricky Tims Convergence Quilt and chopping it apart to make borders... Any ideas?
The Midnight Quilt Show – Episode 1
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