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Roots: Transition

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Quilt address: United Kingdom

Roots: Transition

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00/00/0000 - Tunbridge Wells Museum sent out a challenge to artists to interpret the theme, Roots. I'd taken a photograph showing tree roots pushing up through water, while at the same time the bare Winter branches of the tree reflected in the same water - the reflected branches and the protruding roots had, in effect, become one. Using my original photo, I then had fun with image manipulation by computer, designing "without the pencil and paper". I printed my chosen final image onto fabrics (cottons and organza) which were pieced and layered. Machine-quilting and hand-stitching added textural interest..

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