Aiken, SC USA
Width: 10" Length: 8.75"
Materials/Techniques: Dyed fabric, painted cotton batting with thread painting, birds and about 270 beads.
Artist Statement: My daughter-in-law brought me blue pigment from Belgium as a gift. The fabric I dyed with it reminds me of winter sky and having lived in the northern states I remember seeing cardinals in the bare trees. This represents a pleasant memory.
Dedication: Dedicated to Hazel Barley, mother of an old friend and a friend of mine since my childhood. She still enjoys her garden and trips to the beach but her dementia is becoming more apparent.
This quilt has Fast Finish Triangles.
This quilt earned $115 for the AAQI.