Project Description

Free Tibet
2015, 72″ w x 49″ h

Local people in native costume will eagerly greet His Holiness the Dalai Lama if he is ever able to return to his lost homeland, a free Tibet.

Awards: “Free Tibet” won the Mancuso Brothers 2015 Best Quilts in the World contest and was named Best Quilt in the World 2015.

Technique: Black tulle overlays a collage of Dupioni silk, silk brocades and batiks. Free-motion machine quilting, beading and hand appliqué secure the fabrics, and faces are drawn using Caran d’Ache watercolor pencils.