Beauty Under Water
Ogallala Challenge 2004.
43 in. x 36 in.
Primary fabric purchased at Ogallala quilt show 2003. Added four fabrics: 1 )Water - color variation from blue to magenta, 2) Yellow, 3) Light blue/white, 4) cream ribbed. Used pictures from Carnival Cruise brochures and Grand Cayman glass bottom boat excursion. Also used a cross-stitch picture. The turtle and large fish are from the 2004 Piecemaker Calendar. The shark and anchor are from Alec Anderson's 'Beautifully Quilted' quilting book. Shells from encyclopedia. A children's book and stickers had some fish and shells. Scalloped edge. Lots of silk ribbon, beads, crystals, buttons. The backing is a fish and underwater print.
2nd place - 2004 Ogallala Quilt Festival.$150