4494 - Geranium Remembrance ($60)

4494 - Geranium Remembrance    ($60)
Barb Vlack
Saint Charles, IL    USA

Width: 9"   Length: 12"

Materials/Techniques: Upholstery fabric background, cotton backing and binding, felted wool appliqué; beads, rickrack, commercial embroidered appliqué bee. Hand appliquéd, embroidered and beaded; machine quilted.

Artist's Statement: My mother always planted red geraniums in her garden every summer. She loved flowers and was a master flower arranger. I’ll always remember how she cared for her garden and delighted in the colorful results. The fabric used for the basket is a felted swatch of overcoat fabric once sold by Hart Schaffner Marx, Chicago tailors for President Obama.
Barb Vlack

Dedication: To the memory of my mom, Bunny Hanson. She was the mother of the Hanson Bee Hive – every member of our family has a first name that begins with “B” .

This quilt is displayed with Fast Finish Triangles.

This quilt earned $60 for the AAQI.