Bob was a lover of the Southwest. He was also an art collector and loved beautiful things. I chose the boarder fabric for several reason, it has the colors that I associate with the Southwest and I purchased this fabric in Taos, NM on an Elderhostel trip with my husband. Bob and Jana introduced us to Elderhostel.
The piece is yet unquilted. You will notice that I decided to paint the collar a lighter shade of blue.