Contemporary Quilt Journal 2016 August

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Art Nouveau In Europe and North America

My challenge for this year is using Art Nouveau expressions in portrait.




Ophelia .

This is taken from a poster for the arts magazine L'ermitage designed by Paul Berthon.

He became well known for his portrayals of the "femme fatale"

Raw edge appliqué using a variety of hand dyed and commercial cotton and linen.

Accents with pens and pencils and decorated with hotfix beads.

Machine quilted and pillowcase binding.

Size: H10" W8"