5727 - Love, Worn & Faded

5727 - Love, Worn & Faded
Mary Wilbourn
Saint Paul, MN    USA

Width: 12"   Length: 9"

Materials/Techniques: Cotton fabric and threads, cotton batting. Vintage quilt section is raw edge machine appliqued to background, which features machine quilting. Binding is piped in pieced vintage and reproduction fabrics.

Artist's Statement: Many of us cherish vintage quilts handed down through the generations. Every frayed fiber, puckered stitch, and faded color is evidence of loving use. Quilts, like memories, fade and sometimes even disappear, but they sheltered people with love throughout their lives.
Mary Wilbourn

Dedication: To my wonderful friend Lynda, who is home today tending her father in West Virginia, even though his memories of her are worn and faded.

This quilt is displayed with Fast Finish Triangles.

This quilt earned $75.00 for the AAQI.