Restoring Mother's Handiwork

Entry #: TR 1784

Entrant: Elfrieda Snow

Dimensions: 23" x 23" Wall Quilt

Materials: Cotton and linen fabric.

Techniques: Free-motion embroidery, machine appliqué, couching, beading and domestic-machine quilting.

Artist’s Statement: My mother made this depression era pulled-thread linen cloth. I received it all tattered and torn. Today you see my handiwork in restoring this cherished piece using free-motion designs, couching and beading. Silk flowers were created by colouring ribbons to match the depression era.

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