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Dance of the Twirly Girls

Andrea Brokenshire2018

The National Quilt Museum

The National Quilt Museum
Paducah, United States

"This quilt is dedicated to my Aunt Esther and Aunt Helen. They slipped thier earthly bonds within a month of each other in early 2018. I needed to put my sadness somewhere, so I pulled out the fuschia top that I had painted that previous summer and turned my sadness into joy. These fuschia blossoms were at least 4-5" long and danced in the wind. While stitching, I thought of my aunties twirling around in a joyous dance. They are the Twirly Girls." -Andrea Brokenshire

Details

  • Title: Dance of the Twirly Girls
  • Creator: Andrea Brokenshire
  • Date Created: 2018
  • Location Created: Round Rock, Texas, United States
  • Physical Dimensions: 43" x 53"
  • Subject Keywords: Fuschia, Flower, Quilt
  • Type: Quilt
  • External Link: The National Quilt Museum
  • Medium: Fabric
  • Techniques Used: Whole-cloth painted, machine quilted
  • Materials Used: Silk, paint

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