Carroll Lee was juried into the 16th Biennial Juried Exhibition of the Utah Women Artists Exhibition of the American Association of University Women. Her piece, entitled, “Honu-Honu-Honu” was the winner of the AAUW Past President’ Award.
The piece was created as part of a “Challenge Exercise” for the Painted Hills Fiber Artists.
“Honu” is the Hawaiian word for Sea Turtle, thus the name of the quilt.
“Honu-Honu-Honu”, is a 18” x 23” fiber art piece, using traditional quilt sandwiching of three layers; two of fabric, one of quilt batting. Fibers and embellishments used are: 100% cotton fabric, polyester lace, beads, natural sea shells, acrylic paint, fabric dyes, cotton embroidery floss. It is machine appliqued. Quilting is done with rayon thread. It is completely domestic machine free-motion quilted.