|earth ark Judy Martin and community 2011 photo Klaus Rossler|
Judith e Martin was present at the opening on November 1.
|mended world Judy Martin and community 2012 photo Klaus Rossler|
What impressed the visitors the most was the hand work.
So often these days, quilts of this size (each between 86 - 96" square) are pieced and quilted by machine. That these pieces had evident hand stitches both for construction and for quilting was remarked upon with awe over and over.
|precious water Judy Martin and community 2013 photo Klaus Rossler|
Many people wanted to share with the artist stories of their own experiences with community work and with their own treasured domestic fabrics.
|layers of time Judy Martin and community 2013 photo by Klaus Rossler|
Judy was also invited to exhibit Not To Know But To Go On, the stitched journal she made over three years while the circle project was also going on. (circle project took 4 years)
Not To Know But To Go On (shown below) was one of the most popular installations at the world of threads festival 2014.
|not to know but to go on 2013 photo by Frank Myers|
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