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20.5 x 25". 2016

The strength and confidence of a young woman convinced that she has the power to steer her future are attributes not to be taken lightly. If only we can harness the bold secrets she hides behind her smile. What is the stuff of which young women are made? Can you find the hidden music, cats, teddy bear, sun, and birds?

This portrait of daughter Hayley was based on a photograph taken by her friend, Lin Astill (used with her permission). Machine applique, piecing, and quilting.


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