7696 Summer Splendor ($114.69)

7696  Summer Splendor   ($114.69)

Dorothy Sparks
Michigan City, IN   USA

Width: 10.5"   Length: 9"

Materials/Techniques: I photo transferred this beach scene taken by my husband, Richard Sparks, onto silk organza. The borders are from a hand-dyed raw silk. It is machine quilted with a wool batting and I needle felted wool roving and yarn into the corner.

Artist Statement: I love to use photographs taken by my husband in my quilts. This is a scene near our home.

Dedication: This is dedicated to the memory of my friend and colleague, Jean Vail. Alzheimer's destroyed her beautiful mind.

This quilt has Fast Finish Triangles.

This quilt earned $114.69 for the AAQI.