1867 - The Old Oak

1867 - The Old Oak
Mary Bowles Gempeler
Janesville, WI   USA

Width: 8.5"   Length: 11.25"

Materials/Techniques: 100% Cotton fabric and batting; raw edge appliqué, machine sewn and quilted, heat applied Swarovski crystals.

Artist's Statement: I chose, for the subject, the old tree that grows across the road from the barn on the farm where my father was born, lived his entire life and where he, at age 88, died of Alzheimer’s.

Hanging Ring.

This quilt earned $50 for the AAQI.