Copyright 2015 Deborah Langsam Fiber Art
Three siblings commissioned this customized version of Van Gogh’s Starry Night in honor of their parents’ 50th Wedding Anniversary and 75th birthdays. The piece incorporates images of family members in the stars and in the village windows and doors. It also includes sayings, song lyrics, and bible verses that a have place in family history and are handwritten by the siblings onto sections of the quilt. The back of quilt features additional “stars” created by the siblings’ children and spouses.
Materials: commercial cotton, velvet, organza, nylon polyester; cotton batting, cotton and polyester thread
Techniques: fused appliqué, machine pierced and quilted
Deborah Langsam Fiber Art
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