14,527 - Came To Piece

14,527 - Came To Piece

Maartje Cornelisse
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Width: 9" Length: 12"

Materials/Techniques: Cotton with wool batting, rayon and cotton thread for quilting. Free motioned, machine hyper quilted feathers on black cotton.

Artist Statement: Sewing feathers is like drawing mantraś, no thinking, relaxing and coming to peace with yourself within minutes. My aunt Aaltje struggled with Alzheimer’s for years and years and only came to peace when all memory was gone.

Dedication: To aunt Aaltje, who suffered so long as a Alzheimer’s patient.

This quilt has Fast Finish Triangles.

This quilt earned $55.43 for the AAQI.