|Are you watching the Olympics in Sochi?|
It's been fun to see quilting play a role in this year's games, starting with the Olympic patchwork quilt, developed by the creative department of Bosco, a leading Russian sportswear company, and given to the Sochi 2014 Organising Committee. Their reason for choosing a quilt?
..."we settled on something familiar, warm and welcoming: the patchwork quilt."
The fabrics used in this quilt represent patterns and motifs from crafts in each of Russia's 89 regions. you can see swatches here.
See some of the traditional crafts these fabrics are based on here.
And don't forget the U.S. snowboarding team jackets, designed by Burton, and based on a quilt:
Where else have you seen quilt-inspired designs?