Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Red Coleus ready for SAQA Benefit Auction


I just finished my small piece, Red Coleus, for the Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) Benefit Auction.

This year’s auction will begin on Monday, September 20 at 2 p.m. Eastern time. Each piece will start at $750, and go down in price each day, to $550, $350, $250, $150 and $75. Last year, 235 members donated quilts that raised $47,325 for SAQA.

Red Coleus is about 12" square, and is a quilted wholecloth painted piece. Here’s a detail shot:



Here’s a link to the page where my piece is displayed with the others that have been submitted so far: http://www.saqa.com/newsebulletins/Squares_10_1.aspx

7 comments:

  1. Gorgeous quilt, Susan! It's absolutely scumptious.
    jane

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  2. Love the red coleus...particularly like the stitching. Kudos, Susan.

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  3. Susan,
    That is gorgeous and you really captured the true nature and colors of a coleus leaf.

    Debbie

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  4. I can just "feel"the texture.......fabulous piece, here's hoping it sells first time on the block

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  5. This is just fabulous, you have really captured the coleus. I would love to own this piece.

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  6. Thanks for the link. It is wonderful to be able to view these pieces!!!

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  7. This looks so life like it's uncanny! I'm sure it will be snapped up in the first few minutes of the auction.

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