This year I attended with friend Carolyn from Dallas. We spent two days and one evening at the Festival, not only viewing the quilts, but also shopping.
|A close-up from the group quilt. Click to enlarge to better appreciate the unusual|
choice of fabrics, yet the creative way this portrait "works"!
|A close-up of the book|
reading girl, showing
how artfully this quilt
artist has depicted the shading
on the girl's face with appliqued
fabrics of different values.
|Here's a close-up of another portrait quilt. This is a|
lovely example of another way to render portraits in fabric--this beautiful
young woman's face has been painted with fabric paint.
|Here's the painted quilt, which is called "The Solace of Persephone."|