LT344 - Sunny Days Ahead

LT344 - Sunny Days Ahead
Kathy Kennedy-Dennis
Houston, TX   USA

Width: 18"   Length: 16"

Materials/Techniques: Machine piecing and machine quilting. Thanks to Karen Kay Buckley, my first real quilting teacher, for opening my eyes to the possibilities of three dimensional quilting in her class, "Floral Bouquet." The daisy designs are from that class.

Artist's Statement: The Priority: Alzheimer's quilt booth at the International Quilt Festival in 2008 featured over 1000 small quilts to be sold. Our quilting luminaries offered their support by signing the center of this quilt. It is signed by 39 of these wonderfully supportive friends: Alex Anderson, John Anderson (Alex’s husband), Charlotte Warr Anderson, Sandy Bonsib, Karey Bresenhan, Karen Kay Buckley, Hollis Chatelain, Darlene C. Christopherson, Susan Cleveland, Melody Crust, Nancy Brenan Daniel, Carol Doak, Nancy Eha, Robbi Joy Eklow, Cynthia England, John Flynn, Laura Lee Fritz, Dilys A. Fronks, Gail Garber, Morna McEver Golletz, Sandra L. Hatch, Brenda Henning, Linda Jenkins, Kathy Kansier, Faye Labanaris, Libby Lehman, Dixie McBride, Linda McGehee, Philippa Naylor, Sue Nickels, Sharon Pederson, Nancy Prince, Jenny Raymond, Jackie Robinson, Ami Simms, Tricia Spitzmueller, Wendy Strumwasser, Ricky Tims, and Virginia A. Walton.
Kathy Kennedy-Dennis

Dedication: In memory of Beebe Moss who, in her weakness, gave strength to others. To Ami Simms who, with vision and resolve, will forever make a difference in the lives of millions.

This quilt is displayed with a split sleeve.

This quilt earned $200 for the AAQI.