Artist Statement: Imagine being on a flying carpet, reeling through the air, twisting and turning at a frantic pace. Magic Carpet Ride was inspired by the colors of a Bedouin carpet and the Tales of Ali Baba.

Materials & Techniques: Materials: Commercial cottons and batiks, #50 cotton (piecing), Sulky 40 Polyester (quilting), DecoBob #80 Polyester (handwork), 100% Polyester batting.
Techniques: Machine pieced (thin inset lines from Carol Taylor's Sensuous Lines and Curves Workshop), Free motion quilted (home machine)

Dimensions: 32"W x 32"H