am letting out my inner animal, the Seal, because of my love of water and the
slick beauty of the animal. I feel that it is the dog of the sea.
Their eyes look like the eyes of my dogs. The seal is also connected with
(silkie, selchie or roane) of Celtic folklore and I am of Irish heritage.
I worked some of the folklore into my quilt using symbols and some
to me, have to balance their lives and the lives of those around them.
Hence, you will see the talent of the circus seal, as she balances the symbols
on her nose.
quilt includes all recycled fabric that has been burned or cut. Some
dyeing, hand stitch appliqué, hand embroidery and free motion machine quilting
are the techniques used.