Cocktails in Manhattan 61" X 46"
Jane Hopkins, United Kingdom
This quilt is based on an art deco picture. It is made of silk, cotton and hand dyed fabrics. It is embellished by hand made cords, lace and crystals. It's machine quilted.
Here's a few close ups:
The Dragon of Greed 88" X 58"
Thom C Atkins, Santa Cruz, CA
This dragon is hand painted on silk with Prisma Color pens. Background fabric is hand dyed African batik on cotton Jacquard.
Look at this closeup!
Free Tibet, 46" X 78"
Meri H Vahl, Soquel, CA
This quilt was in a class of it's own! The scene depicts the Dalai Lama returning to Tibet where local people in native costumes will greet him. Black tulle overlay on a collage of Dupioni silk, silk brocades and batiks are used. Faces are drawn with Caran of d'Ache watercolor pencils and permanent markers.
Here are some wonderful closeups: