Lunar Rover by Linda H. MacDonald

Lunar Rover

Linda H. MacDonald

Powell, Wyoming, USA

Artist Statement

In the 1960’s I worked in the aerospace industry and was fascinated with the plans for land vehicles to be used in the space program. More recently I have discovered the fun of thread-painting on my art quilts. I decided to combine these interests and make a thread-painted Lunar Rover on a moonscape background.


Drawn with markers and free-motion thread-painted with Sulky embroidery threads. The Rover was then appliqued to the background landscape. Extra batting used for dimension.


Cotton and cotton batik, dyed Color-catcher sheets for shadows, Sulky embroidery threads, acrylic paints, and markers.

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