13,807 - Study in Stitching #1

13,807 - Study in Stitching #1

Sharon Rohde
Palm Bay, FL USA

Width: 10" Length: 9"

Materials/Techniques: Batik fabric with various beads, buttons, threads, hand embroidery with floss, machine decorative stiches, rickrack stitched on a Bernina domestic machine.

Artist Statement: This was my first foray into art quilting. I have been a traditional quilter for 5 years and sewn all my life. My mother-in-law, for whom this piece is dedicated, taught me to be adventurous and take risks.

Dedication: Dedicated to Blanche G. Alves, my mother-in-law who passed away due to Alzheimer's. In the absence of my husband's father, Blanche was both mother and father to him. The whole family of children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren dearly love her.

This quilt has Fast Finish Triangles.

This quilt earned $41.57 for the AAQI.