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"In memory of the Columbia Astronauts
Feb. 1, 2003
Heroes who reached for the stars"

Fly On Quilt
Title: "Fly On"

Year Completed: 2003

Quilt Size: 30"w x 38"h

Quilt Description: A memorial quilt dedicated to the Columbia astronauts who died Feb. 1st, 2003 featuring: a 3-D appliqued rose in the border for each of the seven astronauts, a star with their photo and name, a ribbon bow for each in the colors of their native countries, and an angel wrapping gold ribbon bow around the shuttle. The crew members: William McCool, Rick Husband, Dr. Laurel Clark, Ilan Ramon, Michael Anderson, Kalpana Chawla, David Brown.
This quilt took 95 hours to make; each rose taking 4-5 hours to stitch. The background is made of over 340 pieces of blue and black fabrics.

Materials: Cotton fabrics, polyester batting. Embellished with star sequins, gold thread, ribbon.

Techniques: Machine Pieced, Photo Transfer, Needle Turn Applique, Hand-Painted Shuttle Image, Hand-Quilted.

Exhibitions: CNY Art Guild Radisson Fine Art Show - April 2003
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