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"The Lotus Eater "   '03      

Embellished Tapestry  31.5" x 37"

"The Lotus Eater "
Thom Atkins

The face is of cotton, machine sewn and appliquéd, then quilted with glass and red coral beads. The piece started with a bolt of fabric leaping off the shelf, screaming ?Bead Me, I?m An Iguana!? The iguana that resulted was bead embroidered flat first, then stuffed when I appliquéd him onto the quilt. I used Peyote stitch for the eyelids and, of course, more scarabs.

*Note: A full size Glicee is available of this quilt. Each will be a signed print, Editons of 50. See Contact Info page for pricel


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