11,801 - Yo-Yo Flag with Pearls ($46.19)

11,801 - Yo-Yo Flag with Pearls ($46.19)

Laura Keyes Perry
Roanoke, VA USA

Width: 11.25" Length: 9"

Materials/Techniques: Cotton and cotton blends contributed by readers of "Good Old Days" magazine, including Kathryn Laroche, Wilma Ranney, Beuna Inman, Elizabeth Minnis, Carol Lotta, the War & Peace Quilters and an anonymous donor with artificial pearls.

Artist Statement: Making yo-yo quilts was very popular in the 1930s and it is still fun to see how different circles of fabric look when gathered into yo-yos. The three-dimensional effect is attractive too.

This quilt has Fast Finish Triangles.

This quilt earned $46.19 for the AAQI.