20″ x 16″
Cotton fabric, fusible web, batting
Fused raw edge applique, photo transfer, machine and hand stitched
Creating the hard edges of letters to convey the sense of a printed ticket was a new trick for me to learn. Some of them were done by photo transfer and others by accurately cut and fused fabric.
My critique group created a string of prayer flags for a group exhibit. I made this and one about my hip replacement.
I was taken with the idea of lottery tickets offering valuable yet abstract prizes, and wondered if they would be played as obsessively as those with potential immediate gratification.
Reliance on Reference Photos