Hothouse Flower / Juggling Act

Hothouse Flower / Juggling Act

April 2002

57 X 57 inches

Machine pieced and appliqued batik cottons. Machine quilted.

An allegory of women's growth in captivity, and the strange juggling acts we do to maintain sanity inside the greenhouse.

Chosen for exhibition:

"In Full Bloom: Floral Quilts" appearing in the IQA Chicago March 26-28, 2004 (Spring Quilt Festival)

Den Hague, Netherlands (European Expo IX) April 2004

The International Quilt Festival, Houston, November 2004.

Quilt design Copyright © 2002, Jeri Riggs