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2019 National Juried Show – Accepted Quilt

Still Among the Birches

Entry #: AL 2086

Entrant: Brenda Dagg

Dimensions: 32" x 24"

Materials: Cotton fabric, variety of thread types, Wonder-Under® fusible. Markers and crayons for shadowing and enhancing the birch trees.

Techniques: Machine appliqué, fused, raw-edge appliqué, thread painting, machine piecing and domestic-machine quilting.

Credits: Photograph by Bryce Dagg.

Artist’s Statement: This quilt was inspired by a photograph taken when we were visiting my daughter in the Yukon. While skiing near Takhini, we came across this shell of on old truck: rusting, parts missing and trees growing up around it. I loved the juxtaposition of nature with a manmade object and the message it carries of how our discarded materials remain in nature long after we have forgotten them.


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