6397 - Ribbon Sutras ($200)

6397 - Ribbon Sutras   ($200)

Andrea Balosky
Mungpoo, Darjeeling District, West Bengal   India

Width: 7.75"   Length: 10.75"

Materials/Techniques: 100% cotton fabric, generously donated by my neighbor, Mary Wiles; unprocessed raw cotton for batting. Hand-pieced; hand-separated/fluffed raw cotton; hand-quilted. Sometimes all done by candlelight.

Artist Statement: We are all in this together. There is no one who is unscathed by the devastations of Alzheimer's. Given the opportunity to help, the honor is mine. May this small quilt provide links to a cure, that brings compassionate relief to millions. Plus, it was fun to make!
Andrea Balosky

Dedication: In the spirit of solidarity, this quilt honors Phyllis Scheck (79), one of those killed in the Tucson shooting incident. She was a quilter.

This quilt has Fast Finish Triangles.

This quilt earned $200 for the AAQI.