The human skeleton provides rigid protection for internal organs, but it is structured in such a way that allows for an amazing variety of graceful movements.
Our posture can convey all sorts of information about our health, energy level and emotional state. I showed this quilt to my mom, wondering if she would find it scary or grim. I asked her for her first impression and she surprised me by seeing the joy in it. She loved the carefree pose, as if the skeleton was prancing around singing "La Dee Da"...
Materials: Black cotton, white non-woven fabric, sharpie marker, black and white thread
Techniques: Raw edge applique, hand guided machine stitching