9125 - Change and Transition ($175)

9125 - Change and Transition  ($175)

Michele Bilyeu
Salem, OR USA

Width: 9" Length: 12"

Designer: Original design

Materials/Techniques: Batik cotton fabrics, Shiva oil sticks, dryer sheets, colored inks, and raw edge appliqué. I create my own designs cutting directly from the fabric (without even sketching first) and let the theme tell me where and how to cut, piece, or embellish.

Artist Statement: The Greek philosopher, Heraclitus, once wrote, "Nothing is permanent except change.” I thought about the 15 members of my family that have been challenged by Alzheimer's disease, and all of the changes that have been created in all of our lives. I used the quote and the symbolic dragonfly imagery to represent the active power of seeing through illusion into recognition of the transition of all of life through the cycles of endless change.
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Dedication: For anyone whose life has been forever and permanently changed by Alzheimer's disease or dementia.

This quilt has Fast Finish Triangles.

This quilt earned $175 for the AAQI.