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Julie Koch's avatar Julie Koch

The piece was inspired by a trip to Tanzania. After taking 2,400 photos there I came up with this majestic family of lions. It is hand appliqued and hand quilted. It takes me about 5 months to complete a piece of this size. Most difficult part is finding the right material. Unlike painters who can just mix the right color I have to locate it somewhere or dye it myself. There are twenty different fabrics just for the male lion's mane.

Entry Details
  • Art form: 2-D
  • Depth: 0"
  • Medium: fiber
  • Width: 67"
  • Year created: 2017
  • Height: 67"