Midwest © Virginia A. Spiegel (Photo courtesy Deidre Adams)

Midwest © Virginia A. Spiegel
(Photo courtesy Deidre Adams)



Artist Statement: My husband and I travel frequently between Illinois and Wisconsin, visiting family. I never fail to exclaim at the top of one certain hill, “It’s so beautiful.” Spread below me is a tapestry of red barns, fallow fields etched with stubble, and green fields woven with this year’s crops. What could be more Midwestern than that?

Size:
40″ x 40″

Materials: White cotton fabric painted with acrylic textile paint, polyester fabric, ink, batting, rayon and polyester thread. miniature paper fasteners.

Techniques: Machine piece, machine quilt, hand applique, paint, punch, fasten, letter, screen print, ink, spatter.


Midwest (detail) © Virginia A. Spiegel (Photo courtesy Deidre Adams)

Midwest (detail) © Virginia A. Spiegel
(Photo courtesy Deidre Adams)


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