8459 - Broken Wings ($110.10)

8459 - Broken Wings   ($110.10)

Fannie Narte
Little Elm, TX   USA

Width: 8.5"   Length: 9"

Materials/Techniques: Materials: cotton fabric, thread, beads, embroidery floss, paints, batting, stabilizer. Techniques: fabric painting, machine quilting, beading, embroidery.

Artist Statement: This is a hand painted quilt with two borders made from commercial cotton fabrics. It's embellished with beads, hand embroidery and it is machine quilted.

If you study the design of this quilt, you will see images of yellow butterflies with broken wings. If you drop a glass cup onto a cement floor, chances are that it will break into many pieces. When someone experiences life-altering changes, a good one-word description of how that person may feel is "broken." I think that an Alzheimer's patient and every family member of that Alzheimer's patient may feel broken. What was once whole and is now shattered into pieces is "broken." "Broken Wings" was inspired by these feelings.
Fannie Narte

Dedication: To all who feel "broken."

This quilt has Fast Finish Triangles.

This quilt earned $110.10 for the AAQI.