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This quilt is dedicated to my son Ludovico who recently passed away and to his great love Francesca. The flower of love is the classic red rose, as symbols the golden ring on her finger and the sweet and tender protective embrace of Ludovico.
First prize at the National Competition “Symbols & Flowers of Love” – Italy.
Technics: painting on fabric with pastelloni oil, applied by hand, freehand machine quilting, hand quilting, machine embroidery and freehand frame.
Materials: silk, cotton and double twisted, rolled wire and madeira rayon.
The expression “They are sleeping and dreaming” , like as dream, induces sleep of Laura and her daughter.
Finalist at International Competition “Text on Textiles: Words as Design on Quilts”, International Quilt Association – Houston
Techniques: hand paint on cotton fabric, pieced by hand and machine embroidered and quilted.
Materials: batiks, cotton fabric for the skin, metallic and rayon threads.
I fixed on a quilt with oil sticks a moment sweet from a photo: my grandson and I to the sea on the first day of summer.
Birmingham – “The Festival of Quilts”
“First Day of Summer” has also been accepted as a finalist at the International Competition “Hands All Around 2012” – International Quilt Market & Festival
Technics: painting on fabric with pastelloni oil, freehand machine embroidery, quilted by machine and by hand.
Materials: double twisted cotton, pastelloni oil, soft wires. To the sea I used a batik cloth with a superimposed nylon tents.
In this quilt I tried to stop the desire of going out in beautiful spring days.
International Competition “PatchMed” “Spring is in the air. Prize for the best use of color.
Technics: painting on fabric, reverse applique, several layers of padding, quilting and machine embroidery.
Materials: Batiks, double twisted cotton, rayon and soft wires.