"Flower News" by Sachiko Chiba won First Place in the Merit Quilting, Hand category at Houston 2017
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Pieces of Tradition Winner at Virtual Quilt Market March 2021 and First Place Merit Quilting, Hand at Houston 2017
- - Hand Applique
- - Hand Embroidery
- - Trapunto
- - Piecing
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Virtual Quilt Market March 2021 and Houston International Quilt Festival 2017
Virtual Quilt Market March 2021 Artist Statement: "I wished to convey the beauty of seasonal flowers in this quilt. Making flower quilts is one of the delights in my life. It makes me happy. I carefully made the quilt by hand, expressing the beautiful flowers of each season in the design."
Houston 2017 Artist Statement: "I wanted to express the beautiful flowers which bloom seasonally. I was particular about the selection of fabric to look like realistic flowers. Because I used so many kinds of flowers, I examined the composition closely and reworked it many times before I finished the design."
Techniques: Machine Piecing, Hand Appliqué, Hand Embroidery, Trapunto
Materials: Cotton, Wool, Embroidery Floss, Thread
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