Robin Schwalb comments: "Inspired by a trip to Beijing in December, 2001, this quilt combines details of photographs and souvenirs in the lowest-tech approach possible: elaborate appliqué and reverse appliqué and quilting, all done by hand. Most of these details are from the hutongs of Beijing, the traditional alleyway neighborhoods, which are being razed in favor of 'modern' chrome and glass behemoths. The color and humor of the finished piece reflect the happiness felt in the company of dear friends."
Note: This quilt is committed to be part of the exhibition "Semper Tedium: The Slow Art of Quiltmaking" at the Texas Quilt Museum January–March 2014. Please contact us for information about availability.
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