Here it is. When I first started to do art quilts and play with abstractions, I used the blue shape you see coming out of the rectangle on top to depict my spirit. I have done this many times, not to be confused with the leaves I also use frequently. This image is a great comfort to me and fun to play with in compositions. When Icon was announced I knew I wanted to once again create a journey, my journey, the journey of all of us.
The piece is machine stitched, fused, tulle overlay(very frustrating to quilt over) and machine quilted.
This close up is of the bottom layers......the earth, where we are rooted, grounded.......
This close up is from higher up where I transitioned to lighter colors, showing how we break out of our boxes. This part of the quilt also has some of my hand dyed silks while most of the bottom is commercial fabric.
Thanks for a great challenge.