Linda H. MacDonald
Powell, Wyoming, USA
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.