4662 - Northern Lights ($45)

4662 - Northern Lights   ($45)
Ida Hansen
Odem, TX    USA

Width: 8.875"   Length: 11"

Materials/Techniques: 100% cotton fabrics purchased in Alaska, corn/cotton batting, one small shell button.

Artist's Statement: The Northern Lights, visible on dark nights, provide beauty and cheer to people living in the northern climes. In the same way, research, portrayed with silver and pastel threads, provides HOPE and cheer in the dark HEARTBREAK of the dread disease of Alzheimer's.

Dedication: This quilt honors Peggy, a woman in her 50s, who lost her teaching position because of 'forgetting'. May the LIGHTS of new medical advances come in time to prevent total darkness for her and the countless other sufferers of this debilitating disease.

This quilt is displayed with Fast Finish Triangles.

This quilt earned $45.00 for the AAQI.