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Quilt by Winthrop Staff Member in Traveling Quilt Exhibition
Teresa Justice hand quilted her entry with a variegated perle cotton using a kaleidoscope pattern.
Her quilt debuts next week at the International Quilt Festival-Houston and will be part of a traveling exhibition for the next 18 months.
ROCK HILL, S.C. – A quilt of brightly colored stars bordered by circus tents made by a Winthrop University staffer was one of only 25 quilts selected for an upcoming traveling exhibition called
“In the American Tradition 2012.”
hand quilted her entry with a variegated perle cotton using a kaleidoscope pattern. Called
the back of the quilt looks almost like embroidery.
“You can see rings in the pattern so it reminded me of the circus,” said Justice, who is director of sponsored programs and research. “It looks like it is in motion and everything in the circus is in motion.”
The Texas native enjoys attending
Cirque du Soleil
shows in nearby Charlotte, N.C. Her quilt debuts next week at the
International Quilt Festival-Houston
and will be part of a traveling exhibition for the next 18 months. The American Tradition exhibition features the very best in contemporary traditional-based quilting.
Justice has another quilt on display this weekend at the
Baxter Hood Center
York Technical College
York County Quilters Guild Quilt Show
. Her quilt in that show earned the “best hand-quilted award.”
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