Hand dyed cottons and silks, fused, machine quilted, 16 3/8 x 18 1/2"
Claire asked for curves, a house shape, high contrast, citrus colors plus turquoise, purple and maybe a little red. And she liked the quilting on my quilt Sydney, so I made sure to design a piece that had lots of room for quilting. I wanted to include both cotton and silk and was able to find just the right colors to fill her request. To find inspiration for this design, I browsed through my old sketchbooks and found this sketch which I thought would fit the bill, but consultations with contractors and shopping for insulation, electrical fixtures and drywall kept me from getting started. Finally I had an afternoon and most of a day free, and I got down to the artwork. Yay! It's finished.