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Among Giants

43"x 86"  2005

redwood scene was a natural subject for me, having lived in the redwoods most of my life.  We attended a wedding in Richardson's Grove, it was a beautiful day and Gary took many pictures.  As I searched for just the right one to do a quilt, this shot jumped to my attention.  I decided to make it tall and narrow, just like the trees to enhance the feeling.

Techniques: The ground and leafy sections are "Mosaic Picture Pieced"; the trees are done with strips of many brown and gray fabrics.  I experimented with threadwork for the baby tree in the front and the whole thing is heavily quilted.

All wall quilts have a "sleeve" attached at the top back for easy hanging using a dowel, or curtain rod.


 Humboldt Arts Council Member's Exhibit 11/2005 First  Place
 American Quilter's Society,Paducah 04/06 Second Place
 Redwood Acres Fair 06/2006 Viewer's Choice
 International Quilt Festival, Houston 11/2006 First Place
 International Quilt Festival of Ireland, Galway 06/2013  
 American Quilter Magazine Fall 06  
 Int'l Quilt Assn. Journal  Spring 06  
 Australian Quilters Companion March 07    
 100 Things You Need to Know ..Quilt ; by Ann Hazelwood   08/07  
 Mosaic Picture Quilts; by Pat Durbin 12/07