June 2002 by Larkin Jean Van Horn
From the Individual Art Quilts Gallery
Size in inches: 8½ x 11
Still working in an underwater theme, this was an experiment in painting Wonder Under and using it to hold tulle and trapped threads in place. When pressed, the tulle partially disintegrated, yielding a nice organic effect, which, when embellished with hand embroidery and sequins, added to the illusion of water.
machine piecing and quilting, hand embroidery and beading
hand-dyed and commercial cottons; perle cotton; glass beads; sequins