Archway at Scotney Castle

Entry #: AL 2149

Entrant: Pamela Yonge

Dimensions: 21" x 30"

Materials: Cotton batiks, tulle, Prismacolor® pencils, embroidery floss, cotton and rayon threads and cotton batting.

Techniques: Hand and free-motion embroidery, fused, raw-edge appliqué, thread painting, thread snippets, pencil crayon embellishment and domestic-machine quilting.

Credits: Photograph by Pamela Yonge.

Artist’s Statement: In October 2017, while visiting Scotney Castle, a National Trust site in England, I took many photos. It was a beautiful autumn day spent with family. This particular archway captured my interest. I loved the enticing doorway into a tranquil scene through the archway. It became the inspiration for my guild’s quilt-art challenge in March 2018. The theme was Doors.

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