13,322 - Quilter's Spirit ($225.00)

13,322 - Quilter's Spirit ($225.00)

Marcia Strong Middents
Tempe, AZ USA

Width: 9" Length: 11.5"

Materials/Techniques: Materials: cotton fabric and batting, cotton, metallic, and monopoly thread, wonder under fusible web, shrinky dinks craft material, permanent markers, craft tooling foil, buttons, and glass beads. Construction: I hand-crafted miniature rotary cutters, cutting ruler, thread spools, and glasses. Face is drawn with permanent markers. Figure is raw edge appliqued to background fabric. Batik fabric pieced for parts of the design. Pieced and piped border.

Artist Statement: Arizona is home to 21 Native American tribes. One of them is the Hopi tribe of northern Arizona. The Hopi's are world famous for their Kachinas, which represent the spirits of the deities that live on Humphrey's Peak near Flagstaff, Arizona. The spirits come down from the mountain to appear at ceremonies several times a year and bring rain to the land. Quilter's Spirit is based on the beautiful hand-carved Kachinas. She is meant to protect from all the various misfortunes that can befall a quilter in the middle of a project, and ward off UFOs. She will protect from � yard fabric shortages, broken needles, thread snarls, and piecing mistakes. She helps machine quilting go smoothly, binding go fast, and protects fingers from needle and pin pricks.
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Dedication: To the kind, generous Hopi people.

This quilt has Fast Finish Triangles.

This quilt earned $225.00 for the AAQI.