I Dreamed I lived on a Sea Turtles Back

25 May 2009
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19 x22 inches. Painted background. Embroidered Original design with glass beads and tulle. Hand quilted.

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okieLinda wrote
on 25 May 2009 1:30 PM

very cool I love her

cousette wrote
on 25 May 2009 2:22 PM

Quite nice and original !

s.clyatt wrote
on 26 May 2009 7:57 AM

very cool,,reminds me of the age of pisces&age of aquarius       yea.

SuzanneG@5 wrote
on 27 May 2009 7:41 PM

The different fabrics you chose for the lady and her turtle make them seem funky & otherworldly; their story would be totally different if she was just a painted nude and the turtle was all simple greens.  I need to experiment more; thanks for sharing!

SuzanneG in NC

Krys2 wrote
on 28 May 2009 9:07 PM

Oooh, very nice! Wonderful embroidery, Karen.

Barbm12 wrote
on 29 May 2009 4:34 PM

Beyond fabulous!  Adore the embroidery and integration into the whole theme.  Outstanding!

on 29 May 2009 5:51 PM

close ups of the quilt.

on 9 Sep 2010 3:52 PM

Dear Karen, thanks for posting the close-ups of the quilt. The intricate machine emboidery really makes the piece magical. Great use of materials!

on 9 Sep 2010 5:46 PM

To clarify, this is all hand embroidered with cotton floss.