Quilt of the Day

The International Quilt Association’s (IQA) annual fall judged show, Quilts: A World of Beauty, premieres at International Quilt Festival/Houston each year and is one of the quilting world’s most prestigious competitions.

(For your viewing pleasure only, pattern not available.)

68-1/4" x 79"

Flower of Pray

by Masa Yanagimoto of Takamatsu-Shi, Kagawa-Ken, Japan

Artist Statement:

A flower bouquet which was thrown into the sea traveled to a different world, reaching the bottom of the sea. This work was a challenge for me, and I tried to depict my image using candlewick thread.”

Winner: Honorable Mention in Mixed Technique

Award sponsored by Robert Kaufman Co.

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Photo by Jim Lincoln