PRICKLY SOW THISTLE
Prickly Sow Thistle
I am frequently drawn to take a closer look at plants that are classified as common weeds. Prickly Sow Thistle is indeed quite prickly, but it is also a colonizer on disturbed ground, helping to prevent soil runoff, and the seeds are a favorite of finches.
Cyanotypes on cotton, heliographic print on cotton, artist-painted and commercial fabric, machine stitching, hand beadwork.
Size: 43"h x 50"w
For Sale: $4,400
- Flora, Fauna and Flow, solo show of 30 art quilts, October 3 - December 31, 2017, Olewine Gallery, Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art, Millersburg, PA
- "Flora and Fauna", solo show, 2010, PA Arts Experience Gallery, Lancaster, PA
- Celebrate Spring, International Quilt Festival, 2009, Chicago, IL.
- Pacific International Quilt Festival, 2008, Santa Clara, CA
- Quilter's Heritage Celebration, 2009, Lancaster, PA
Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza, 2007, Harrisburg PA special exhibit "River Visions