Lea McComas talks to TQS about her quilt "The Long Goodbye" a top prize winner at the Houston International Quilt Festival 2019.
"The Long Goodbye" by Lea McComas won Best Wall Quilt at the 2021 Virtual Spring Quilt Festival.
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Name of Quilter:
Superior Threads Master Award for Thread Artistry - Houston International Quilt Festival - Fall 2019 and Best Wall Quilt at the 2021 Virtual Spring Quilt Festival
- Hand Applique
- Thread Painting
- Free Motion Quilting
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Houston International Quilt Festival - Fall 2019 and 2021 Spring Quilt Festival Online
A single picture can capture a lifetime of feelings. Lea McComas is amazing at that process. The Long Goodbye is a quilt that brings a texture and feeling to a special moment showing us a special love. Thank you Lea and congratulations on winning theSuperior Threads Master Award for Thread Artistry at the International Quilt Festival in Houston 2019. Watch the video under the video tab to hear Lea tell the story of the quilt.
Artist Statement: "There is a gentle tenderness between two souls that have traveled life's journey together."
Machine Appliquéd, Longarm Machine Quilted
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This is stunning and so emotional. It brought tears to my eyes. The workmanship is lovely and the sentiment is so genuine and heartfelt. Absolutely beautiful.