Houston, TX USAWidth:
Machine pieced base; embroidery embellishment.Artist's Statement:
I had the joy of visiting my mother this spring, and, as always when travelling a long distance and knowing that there will be plenty of time to sit and talk, I needed a handwork project. A crazy quilt seemed to be the perfect solution.
The quilt features names of 53 quilting luminaries who were in attendance at the International Quilt Festival, Houston, Texas, October 2009. The following people signed on:
Jennifer Amor, Christine Adams, Alex Anderson, Charlotte Warr Andersen, Frieda Anderson, Peggy Barkle, Wendy Butler Berns, Pokey Bolton, Karey Bresenhan, Lynn Roddy Brown, Karen Kay Buckley, Eleanor Burns, Linda Carlson, Karen Lee Carter, Hollis Chatelain, Darlene C. Christopherson, Susan Cleveland, Randall Cook, Pepper Cory, Meg Cox, Melody Crust, Nancy Brenan Daniel, Jacqueline de Jonge, Ginny Eckley, Noriko Endo, Cynthia England, Caryl Bryer Fallert, John Flynn, Marianne Fons, Flavin Glover, Nancy Goldsworthy, Morna McEver Golletz, Steen B. Hougs, Tracie Lyn Huskay, Lois Jarvis, Heidi Kaisand, Kathy Kansier, Susan Brubaker Knapp, Carol Lane-Saber, Libby Lehman, Inge Mardal, Laura D. Patrick, Jenny Raymond, Bethany Reynolds, Leslie Riley, Ami Simms, Pat Sloan, Mary Sorensen, Karen K. Stone, Ricky Tims, Barb Vlack, Cindy Walten, and Laura Wasilowski.
To the 1,000 people who are represented on purple patches for the upcoming exhibit of the AAQI entitled "Alzheimer's Illustrated: From Heartbreak to Hope" and to the families and friends who continue to support their battle. May their names move others to action.
This quilt is displayed with a split sleeve
This quilt earned $220 for the AAQI.