13,678 - I'll Fly Away

13,678 - I'll Fly Away

Shelly Dodson
Martinsville, IN USA

Width: 12" Length: 9"

Materials/Techniques: Acrylic paint, Shiva Paintstiks, machine quilting, small bits of fabric were used to cover the surface of the bird then heavily machine quilted.

Artist Statement: Spring is my favorite season. It is a time of growth, renewal and change. The bird's song is always one of the first announcements that Spring is on its way. The birds I see when I go for walks inspired this quilt.
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Dedication: I'll Fly Away is dedicated to my grandma, Janice Dodson, who had early onset Alzheimer's disease. I always wished for her to be able to fly away and be free from her battle.

This quilt has Fast Finish Triangles.

This quilt earned $85 for the AAQI.