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Acid Rain

"Acid Rain," 34" X 36",  Hand Painted and commercial cotton fabric.  This quilt was made in 1996 to prepare for my 1997 book, "Design Essentials: The Quilter's Guide."  I was including it in the chapter, "Slash and Sew" as well as to use as a sample in the many Slash and Sew: Inlaid Strips classes I was teaching in the 1990s and early 2000s.  I used a yard of Mickey Lawler's hand painted Sky Dyes fabric for the background.  Mickey subsequently used it in her 1999 book, "Skydyes: A Visual Guide to Hand Painted Fabric."  It is machine pieced, has polyester batting and is lightly quilted.