Sky/Sea/Earth - Sunlight on the Water - quilt by Rose Rushbrooke. Image copyright © Rose Rushbrooke.

Sky/Sea/Earth

© Rose Rushbrooke 2001
48″ h x 38½” w

Pattern: Original design.
Technique: Machine stitched.
Medium: Hand dyed shibori cotton fabric.

This is a representational piece using six pieces of shibori hand dyed cotton, strip pieced together and then quilted. The top shows the sky as seen through a haze of leaves, the center shows the rippled reflection of sunlight on water, the bottom shows the grass growing from the earth. There is an atmosphere of a hot, clear day in summer.

Detail 1 Sky/Sea/Earth - Sunlight on the Water  - quilt by Rose Rushbrooke. Image copyright © Rose Rushbrooke.
Detail 1 Sky/Sea/Earth – Sunlight on the Water
Detail 2 Sky/Sea/Earth - Sunlight on the Water  - quilt by Rose Rushbrooke. Image copyright © Rose Rushbrooke.
Detail 2 Sky/Sea/Earth – Sunlight on the Water
Detail 3 Sky/Sea/Earth - Sunlight on the Water  - quilt by Rose Rushbrooke. Image copyright © Rose Rushbrooke.
Detail 3 Sky/Sea/Earth – Sunlight on the Water