Maple Leaves

Width: 35.5 cm (14 in)
Height: 31.5 cm (12.5 in)
Cotton batik fabric, cotton batting, cotton thread, metallic thread
Colors: Purple, lavender
Artist Statement: I love autumn colors. I don’t see them often but I am reminded of wonderful rides I took through New England during crisp October days. Seeing these leaves on the ground was the motivating force for this small quilt. The leaves were blown on a fabric canvas and this quilt was born!

I used hand-picked fabrics to cut out the leaves, which are raw-edge machine-appliqued on a background that especially made me think of gravel. I meticulously thread painted the veins on each leaf and then I machine quilted individual pebbles on the background.



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