I-0396 - Red Sky At Night

I-0396 - Red Sky At Night

Jean Baardsen
Morehead City, NC USA

Width: 20" Length: 27"

Designer: Original design

Materials/Techniques: Silk fabrics, textile paints, inks, thread.

Artist Statement: "Red sky at night, sailor's delight. Red in the morning, sailors take warning." A former live-aboard sailor myself, this quilt was a delight to create. It started with white silk which I painted with textile paints and inks. The sky and water are one piece of fabric; the sailboat, island and yellow strips in the water are fused on. I used thread painting to add detail to the scene and for the rigging of the boat.
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Dedication: Dedicated to William, my spirit guide.

This quilt has a traditional sleeve.

This quilt earned $210 for the AAQI.