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Entry #: AP 2117

Entrant: Sandy Simmelink

Dimensions: 22" x 35"

Materials: Hand-dyed cotton fabric, commercial cotton, mixed fibres, wool roving and Timtex®. All thread on the top is WonderFil®.

Techniques: 160 tiny, handmade, Timtex®, 3D elements, attached by hand, hand embroidery, machine piecing, domestic-machine and free-motion quilting.

Credits: Photograph by Peter Simmelink.

Artist’s Statement: You champion your children their entire lives. On the day they fly, the world changes. The pain of mom, bright future of the child, curiosity or indifference of siblings, love of the tree, all expressed! Each of 160 tiny elements is a quilt, bound by hand in miniature and embellished.

Wonderfil Entry: Yes

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