Architect builds quilts one block at a time

Textile architect Luke Haynes appliqued his self-portrait onto a traditional log cabin design that is 86 inches square. Titled “On My Bed #3,” it won honorable mention in 2011 at the International Quilt Festival in Houston. This self-portrait also is part of an “alt_quilts” exhibit opening Tuesday at the American Folk Art Museum in New York City



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Textile architect Luke Haynes appliqued his self-portrait onto a traditional log cabin design that is 86 inches square. Titled “On My Bed #3,” it won honorable mention in 2011 at the International Quilt Festival in Houston. This self-portrait also is part of an “alt_quilts” exhibit opening Tuesday at the American Folk Art Museum in New York City

Quilts are the building blocks of Luke Haynes’ artistic expression. The 31-year-old Los Angeles resident refers to himself as a textile architect, because of his previous job in…




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