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Artist Statement: These "flowers of sickness" show the damage to my joints from erosive osteoarthritis. A thin "batting" and longer and finer needles with metallic thread allow me to continue for now the hand work I love.

Materials & Techniques: Sateen cotton, synthetics , cotton, beads, synthetic threads. Self-designed and printed from my x-rays. Hand quilted and beaded.

Dimensions: 33"W x 51"H

Photographer: Mark Frey