Diane Marie Chaudiere of Woodinville, WA. 2010 Calendar Contest Entry, Judges Choice Award

11 May 2010
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Title: "OLACO"

Challenge Theme: Fresh Picked

Size: 12"W x 12"H x 1"D

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Web site: www.chaudieredesign.com

“Fresh Picked” means picking vegetables myself, right out of the garden. Better yet, to stand in the garden and graze. I have never used pesticides in my garden, which allows me to enjoy them with no worries. In this piece, the fresh picked vegetables
are front and center, embraced by organic guardians shown in the borders above and below. Along the top border are lady bugs, representing the guardians above ground, and along the bottom, the friendly worms I find in the soil.

 


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edyth wrote
on 12 May 2010 2:38 AM

Unbelievable how excellent you have depicted these vegetables, especially the green asparagus.  Love the lady bugs, great tiny helpers in a garden.

Tatiana Oles wrote
on 12 May 2010 9:13 AM

Such gorgeous work!

gail moss wrote
on 13 May 2010 5:24 PM

I just wanna pull them out of the ground {quilt} and chomp. Can't wait til the new calendar comes out.

Lynda Warder wrote
on 14 May 2010 5:05 PM

You did not take the easy road did you!....grin!!  Excellence from subject, design, workmanship to embelishment!  Congratulations on a masterpiece of an ART Quilt. Lynda Warder in Ontario, Canada

on 17 May 2010 6:34 AM

Once again your work amazes with its beauty and realism.  Even I would eat the veggies -  it seems one can reach out and pick them straight from the garden!