Lost Treasure: Aztec Gold

Using the theme of mariner’s compass, I was led to the lost treasures in my stash.  A trip to Mexico inspired the “sun doll.”  Local thrift store finds furnished the look.  The fabric was weathered by Seta color dyes. 

Techniques: Machine appliquéd and quilted, hand embellished.

Original Competition: National Quilt Association Sew Batik challenge with the theme “Mariner’s Compass”.

Awards: 43st Annual NQA Challenge: 

Exemplary Appliqué and Sponsor’s Choice: Best Use of Challenge Fabric

20in x 20in

made in 2012

$195 – Available