Wednesday, December 27, 2006

Bronwyn's Joy

"surrounding the child, released by the woman, return to the elder" ~ the butterflies on the quilt appear to be fluttering around the flowers ~ each of the blossoms is made up of 3 hands.

a detail of the knotted pearl cotton, some sewn on buttons ~

a detail of one of the butterflies ~

hand-dyed cotton lawn, commercial cottons, rayon thread, buttons, beads, swarovski crystals, hand-dyed pearl cotton Artfabrik: Extraordinary hand dyed fabric and threads
quilted with a straight stretch stitch (2 forward stitches, 1 backward stitch),
30 inches by 48 inches

This quilt was commissioned by my sister, Sharon, as a gift for her grand-daughter. I shipped it just in time for Christmas, and I can't wait to hear about the unveiling...

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