The Empress
March 2003
24"w x 36"h
Made for the Stretching Art and Tradition #5 exhibit at Quilter's Heritage show in Lancaster, PA, April 2003.
Challenge fabrics were the yellow (the pillars), green (the background and multi (the dress).  The rest are either hand-dyed or commercial fabrics.  Crown is gold velvet covered with gold mesh.  Face drawn with pigma pens and acrylic paints.  Grapes are satin, couched chenille yarn, and several layers of batting.