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BOOK: FOLK-TAILS by Sue Spargo

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Product Code: Book-FOLK-TAILS-SUE-SPARGO

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Finished Quilt Size: 37-1/2” x 43-1/2” LAVISHLY FILLED WITH COLOR PHOTOS--SUE'S BEST BOOK YET!!!
Folk-tails, a piece of my soul.
Wool applique, layering, and embroidery quilt.
The Folk-tails Story…

Africa is deeply embedded in my soul. ..Childhood memories continually fill my mind… the beauty of the land that is rich with wildlife and wild land. I can feel the hot African sun and dry breeze on my skin, the warm, rough sand beneath my bare feet, the smell of the bushveld — dusty and dry and filled with the scent of the animals that live there. I can see the sky so clear and so blue. Nightfall brings a massive river of shimmering stars that span
the sky. The land is spotted with dense clusters of trees; the bare branches of the Baobab look like roots extending to the sky. Masses of tall grasses camouflage the seemingly endless numbers of animals that live there. I hear the songs of a thousand birds during the day and the silence of a pitch black night is at times broken by the roar of a lion which shakes my body and cuts straight through my soul…
For years I have wanted to make a quilt filled with these memories but when I put pen to paper each sketch fell short. It was important to me that this piece encompassed each and every memory, and that once finished, it was a
For years I have wanted to make a quilt filled with these memories but when I put pen to paper each sketch fell short. It was important to me that this piece encompassed each and every memory, and that once finished, it was a vast canvas that told my story without a single word needing to be expressed.
Along with the design I wanted to incorporate everything I have come to love as a designer of 12 years. My love of bright vibrant colors,

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