"Happiness Is ..." ©2005
Art Quilt by Studio Artist Dottie Gantt

"Happiness Is ..."
Size 11" w X 14" h


Artist's Statement:

"The one who leaves happy memories dancing in our thoughts has given the gift of timeless moments worth holding in our hearts forever."
© Kimberly Rinehart


Machine pieced. Quilting was done using the machine free-motion technique.



Commercial batik and cotton fabrics were used.  Threads used were nylon invisible thread, cotton and rayon threads (Sulky, Isacord, and Maderia).  Batting used was Thermore polyester batting.

Detail of "Happiness Is ..."
Detail View


Both "Keiko's Pond" and "Happiness Is ..." were seen in the invitational Keiko and Friends: Art Quilts exhibit.  The "Keiko and Friends: Art Quilts" exhibit featured artwork by contemporary Japanese quilt artists, Keiko Goke and Mariko Akizuki, as well as works by over 50 international quilt artists.  The exhibit was hosted by the Kavanagh Gallery, March 4 - April 23, 2005, at the Fine Line Creative Art Center, St. Charles, IL.

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