Posted on Sunday, March 24, 2013 | By Linda Smoker | 0 Comments

Quilt of the Day

This annual juried exhibit showcases quilts dedicated to the beauty of the West Coast of North America. Be it cities, bays, coastlines, cliffs, birds, or the weather, the geographical area has so many amazing things to offer the eye.

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

A John Muir Moment at 9300 feet

by Phyllis C. Binkley

Hemet, California
USA

Techniques:
Hand dyed, needle felted, painted, raw-edge fabric collaged, machine stitched

Artist Statement:

Hiking in the ‘high country’ of Yosemite National Park is a passion that not only gives me inspiration for my fiber art pieces, but also feeds my soul and renews my spirit. As John Muir said, ‘Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and cheer and give strength to body and soul.”

Photo courtesy of IQA.  Visit www.quilt.org

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