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Entry #: W 1710

Entrant: Evelyn Jago

Dimensions: 23" x 29"

Materials: Silk fabric, flannelette batting, 374 Swarovski® beads and Bemberg® rayon lining.

Techniques: Machine piecing and beading, Harlequin tuck and hand quilting.

Artist’s Statement: My friend, trying to inspire me to return to quilting after my stroke, came back from visiting her family in India with a beautiful sari for me. After much deliberation, I decided to design this silk jacket from the sari. Working with silk was a new challenge for me.

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