Bath Inspirations

Bath Inspirations

The name of our new wall hanging quilt project “Circles and Crescents” in various shades of red is our homage to the sunset in the famous spa town Bath in Somerset County in South West England.

If you are interested in quilts and travelling, please read the travel diary resulting from the 2013 Quilt Time Travel to England and Wales. The third day of this trip brought us to Bath.

Why circles and crescents? Well, walking through the city streets of Bath in the scenic valley of River Avon and along the winding streets up the neighbouring hills we were thrilled how many circles and half-circles we found along our way…

Details of iron wrought railings

The famous Circus, is a perfectly circular space divided into three equal curved segments and surrounded by large townhouses with a classical façade.

The Circus

The Circus

The monumental Royal Crescent, a street of 30 terraced houses laid out in a sweeping crescent built between 1767 and 1774 is one of the greatest examples of Georgian architecture in the UK and today a popular attraction for tourists and film makers.

Royal Crescent

Next to the Victoria Art Centre the Pulteney Bridge spans over River Avon. The three half-round stone arches beautifully reflect in the calm waters building large circles…

Pulteney Bridge

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Anke B. Calzada; Jutta Hufnagel