Salem, OR USA
Width: 11.75" Length: 9"
Materials/Techniques: Free-pieced and raw edge appliqué combined with free motion quilting with metallic threads and beading.
Artist Statement: The word 'Geisha' is derived from two Japanese symbols. One stands for "art" and the other "artist." A Geisha was both an artisan trained in the highest art form of traditional Japanese entertainment, and an artist of song, dance and elegant tea ceremonies. Our misunderstanding of the geisha and her purpose in the world symbolizes so many other judgments and misunderstandings we often have of others.
Dedication: For my mother, who loved all things Japanese, and for my father, whose youngest brother was shot down by a Japanese bomber during WWII. Alzheimer's or dementia took over each of them and taught them that acceptance and love are what matters most in life.
This quilt has Fast Finish Triangles.
This quilt earned $70.00 for the AAQI.