11,732 - 47 Voicemails and Counting . . .

11,732 - 47 Voicemails and Counting . . .

Valerie Deen
Vancouver, WA USA

Width: 8.5" Length: 11"

Materials/Techniques: Cotton fabric with hand painted angels, machine appliquéd telephone handset and machine embroidered letters. Hand and machine quilted. Phone and angel images are from public domain clip art.

Artist Statement: A friend of mine came home from vacation last year around Christmas time to find 47 voicemails (and counting) from her mother, wishing her a "Happy Christmas!" While I am sure it was very distressing at the time, I was trying to find a way to picture the situation, but also to make it happy for the future. Quite often we can find something humorous years after the fact. Without that, I think we would go crazy.
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Dedication: To Susan--someday may you find a chuckle or two, or maybe even 47.

This quilt has Fast Finish Triangles.

This quilt raised $40 for the AAQI.