Neil Diamond Wedding Quilt
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|Technique:||Raw-edge applique, printed photos on fabric, hand bound|
|Materials:||Cotton batik fabric, tulle, cotton/polyester batting, cotton and polyester threads, fusing material|
|Colors:||Sky blue, yellow, white, grey, brown|
|Artist Statement:||This was a customized design for the singer Neil Diamond and his wife Kathryn, commissioned as a wedding gift.
The design shows the skyline of New York (Neil Diamond’s home) and an Irish castle from Kathryn’s family roots. Photos of their life before marriage line the paths of the bride and groom that lead to a photo of the couple kissing, framed by a diamond in the center. Their personalized inscription “Our separate paths now merge to journey onward” is printed inside the wedding rings.