My shy Angel

Il mio angelo timido

Each participant chose a poem to interpret for the national competition “Poetry, Form and Color” at the Manualmente Fair, Turin.  My choice was “My Shy Angel” by Tommaso Putignano; I wrote the poem on the back of the quilt and went over the writing with my sewing machine.

Prize for the “Best Use of Color”.

Techniques:  Fabric painting with oil paint sticks on double-yarn cotton, hand appliqué, hand and machine stitching, hand and machine quilting.

Materials: Batiks and double-yarn cotton; metallic, multicolored and rayon threads.

In: Sacred