6852 - Iris

6852 - Iris

Suzi Payne
Heber Springs, AR   USA

Width: 6.75"   Length: 12"

Designer: Pattern designed by Beth from www.piecebynumber.com. Written permission granted (http://piecebynumber.blogspot.com/).

Materials/Techniques: This little quilt is paper pieced and machine quilted. It is embellished with hand beading.

Artist Statement: The iris is the state flower of Tennessee, the state where my mother married and my brother and I were born. The Iris represents faith, hope, wisdom and courage - attributes which my mother, an Alzheimer sufferer possessed.

Dedication: This little quilt is dedicated to my mother, Doris Hays, a wonderful educator, writer, storyteller and the "very best grandmother." She was taken from us too early by Alzheimer's. It was extremely difficult to watch her brilliant mind slip away.

This quilt has Fast Finish Triangles.

This quilt earned $59.64 for the AAQI.