Saturday, November 21, 2015

Another art quilt

Full day. Several classes, lots of hand sewing and dinner and a show later. So here's another old art quilt. This is one I made in 2013 for a local show called Art Hits the Wall. The theme was Kaleidoscope. The artist statement explains my intent.

A kaleidoscope designed and built by William Leigh was engraved with the phrases:
Who could from thy outward case, Half thy hidden beauties trace? and Who from such
exterior show, Guess the gems within that glow! This is my attempt to recreate that
meaning in fiber and beads. The drab and distressed outer layer shrouds an ordered

and compelling interior.

Hidden Beauties

Hidden Beauties detail

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