On Thin Ice

Entry #: ARTA 1939

Entrant: Elaine Filyk

Dimensions: 25" x 19"

Materials: Commercial cotton fabric, synthetic-mix commercial fabric and commercial embellishments, as well as WonderFil® thread.

Techniques: Domestic-machine piecing and quilting.

Credits: Photograph by Susan Greenwell (full quilt photograph only).

Artist’s Statement: Life is fragile, tenuous, changing, frightening, sad, happy and rewarding. The unexpected happens, shattering the norm. After a devastating year of family illness and property loss, creation of this piece was cathartic as I formed, stitched and secured each fragment of my life back together.

Wonderfil Entry: Yes

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