Blooming Cactus

Entry #: AL 1772

Entrant: R. Leslie Forbes

Dimensions: 23" x 16"

Materials: Dyed silk and cotton fabric.

Techniques: Free-motion embroidery, raw-edge appliqué, confetti, machine piecing and domestic-machine quilting.

Credits: Photograph by Terry Forbes.

Artist’s Statement: Our first spring in Osoyoos, BC, I was excited when our cactus popped out in brilliant, pink flowers. I quickly dyed silk and cotton to capture these stunning flowers, which are very short lived.

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