Hoover AL USA
Width: 9" Length: 11.75"
Materials/Techniques: Multiple layers of organza and metallic fabrics around a portrait, the face is painted on cotton, hat and top added and then fused to the background. Sheer fabrics are fused, sewn and overlaid with tulle. Quilted with metallic and invisible threads.
Artist Statement: This gave me a chance to combine my two latest interests --- portraits of ladies in fascinator hats and the use of organza in quilting. The lady's expression of delight and my delight in making it inspired the title of the quilt.
Dedication: In honor of my late mother-in-law Frances Leathers, who always dressed with care and was proud of the compliments she drew. Frances died of Alzheimer's in 2008.
This quilt has Fast Finish Triangles.
This quilt earned $55.43 for the AAQI.