Sunday, January 21, 2007
"All Eyes" Art Quilt
I made this quilt in answer to the Hoffman Challenge, 2005. While it did not win any awards, I was thrilled that it was selected to go on a world wide tour with them. The biggest challenge in making this quilt, was it had to withstand being folded for shipping over 100 times! Originally I had planned to use real peacock feathers, but of course they cannot be folded. The next challenge was to create a fake feather, that looked real! Several experiments with paints, fabric, and beautiful imported threads from Japan, helped me create a beautiful, touchable feather.