Rabbit Hole - fractal quilt by Rose Rushbrooke. Image copyright © Rose Rushbrooke.

Rabbit Hole

© Rose Rushbrooke 2008
16″ h x 12½” w

Pattern: Original fractal design.
Technique: Hand stitched.
Medium: Silk.

Alice in Wonderland fell down the rabbit hole. Could this be what it looked like as she fell?

This is the beaded bangle inspired by the quilt:

Rabbit Hole beaded bangle by Rose Rushbrooke. Image copyright © Rose Rushbrooke.
Rabbit Hole bangle

Hand embroidered silk ribbon and thread French knots form the spirals characteristic of a fractal image.

Detail 1 from Rabbit Hole - fractal quilt by Rose Rushbrooke. Image copyright © Rose Rushbrooke.
Detail 1 from Rabbit Hole

Down the rabbit hole to unimaginable worlds – the fractal image is self-repeating.

Detail 2 from Rabbit Hole - fractal quilt by Rose Rushbrooke. Image copyright © Rose Rushbrooke.
Detail 2 from Rabbit Hole

Tiny hand embroidered French knots pick out a fractal spiral – looks like a solar system.

Detail 3 from Rabbit Hole - fractal quilt by Rose Rushbrooke. Image copyright © Rose Rushbrooke.
Detail 3 from Rabbit Hole

French knots hand embroidered with silk ribbon and embroidery floss.

Detail 4 from Rabbit Hole - fractal quilt by Rose Rushbrooke. Image copyright © Rose Rushbrooke.
Detail 4 from Rabbit Hole

The central column is hand quilted with variegated cotton thread. The occasional streaks of lime green in the printed image are accented with hand embroidered silk ribbon French knots.

Detail 5 from Rabbit Hole - fractal quilt by Rose Rushbrooke. Image copyright © Rose Rushbrooke.
Detail 5 from Rabbit Hole