Palm Bay, FL USA
Width: 10" Length: 9"
Materials/Techniques: Batik fabric, various beads, buttons, thread, hand embroidery floss, machine decorative stitching, rickrack, using 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 quilt is dedicated, taught me to be adventurous and take risks in life.
Dedication: Dedicated to Blanche G. Alves, my mother-in-law, who passed away from Alzheimer's. In the absence of my husband's father, Blanche was both mother and father to my husband. Her family, her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren dearly love her.
This quilt has Fast Finish Triangles.
This quilt earned $38 for the AAQI.