8020 – Remembering Henry’s Homestead

8020 – Remembering Henry’s Homestead

Barbara Dowdy-Trabke
Reno, NV   USA

Width: 8.75"   Length: 12"

Materials/Techniques: Cotton, batik, silk flower petals, wool batting, beads, miniature piping, prairie points, and free-motion quilting.

Artist Statement: Over 40 years ago, when I moved to Fairbanks, Alaska, I met Henry Gettinger. He was a potato and hay farmer; now he has Alzheimer’s.

Dedication: Dedicated to my friend Henry Gettinger. You worked hard all your life; I know this is not the way you wanted to rest.

This quilt has a Traditional Sleeve.

This quilt earned $55 for the AAQI.