3589 - Elsie’s Potholder

3589 - Elsie’s Potholder
Elsie Walton and Julie Sefton
Battle Creek , MI and Bartlett , TN    USA

Width: 9.5"   Length: 8.75"

Materials/Techniques: Crochet by my grandmother, Elsie Lucretia Race Walton (1894-1976). Hand appliqué, machine quilting, and hand stitched binding.

Artist's Statement: "And so our mothers and grandmothers have, more often than not anonymously, handed on the creative spark, the seed of the flower they themselves never hoped to see -- or like a sealed letter they could not plainly read." (Alice Walker).
Julie Sefton

Dedication: In memory of my grandmother and my mother, Lura Walton (1916-2005).

This quilt is displayed with Fast Finish Triangles.

This quilt earned $45.00 for the AAQI