8227 – Rainbow Snout ($59.64)

8227 – Rainbow Snout   ($59.64)

Michele Bilyeu
Salem, OR   USA

Width: 12"   Length: 9"

Materials/Techniques: Free-pieced cotton fish, raw edge appliqué fronds, Shiva paint sticks, rubbing plate, metallic free motion quilting.

Artist Statement: Inspired by Mary Lou Weidman and her "Mary Lounies", I decided to challenge myself by creating my own free-pieced fantasy fish combined with free floating applique' fronds and flower. Just as those who suffer from Alzheimer's often do, this little fellows peers out from his place of safety, while a part of him yearns to still be a part of his bigger world.
Michele Bilyeu

Dedication: Dedicated to all who yearn to share their uniqueness and vibrancy with the larger earth school of life.

This quilt has Fast Finish Triangles.

This quilt earned $59.64 for the AAQI.