Rainbows Among Us

Entry #: QP 2080

Entrant: cathy Vickers

Dimensions: 94" x 94" Bed Quilt

Materials: Swarovski® crystals (3,800 plus).

Techniques: Machine piecing, embellished with over 3800 Swarovski® crystals and longarm quilting.

Credits: Quilted by Cheryl Czaplinski. Commercial pattern, "Rainbow Galaxy". A block-of-the-month class from the book, "Quick Strip Paper Piecing", by Peggy Martin. Photograph by Heather Coughlin.

Artist’s Statement: I always loved a rainbow’s promise. My inspiration was my brother and my family, who gave my brother unconditional love and support when he came out at 63, after years of self-doubt and unhappiness. It is paper-pieced and embellished with crystals to represent freedom, courage and hope.

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