Inspired by the faded blue doors of Tunisia surrounded by distinctive raised brickwork of Tozeur.The studded patterns of rivets and ‘Hand of Fatima’ confer good luck.
Pieced from African fabrics: tie-dye and batik fabrics from Ghana and The Gambia with curved insert ‘gaps’ pieced from indigo and black waxprint . Other fabrics include:Kudinda Ndora Stripe, kola nut and indigo
‘Hand of Fatima’, door knockers and rivet patterns printed from photographs using ink jet printer onto cotton or silk organza treated with ‘Bubble Jet Set’. Door knockers hand painted with inktense pencils to match surrounding batik. Machine quilted with variegated threads and twin needle.
Featured in 'Under African Skies' exhibition at Quilt Museum, York, UK 2010. Postcards available
Size: 106 x 140cm Date: 2010