I will never forget sitting in front of our TV and watching man land on the moon. It was a dream come true. Ever since, I have been fascinated with space. My dream is that when we finally meet other intelligent species in outer space, that they can teach us how to live in peace on our own planet and with others in the universe.
Here's what I wrote about the panel:
This panel was made from a photograph taken by the Hubble Telescope http://hubblesite.org/gallery/ of the Orion Nebula, M42, NGC 1976. I downloaded a copyright-free photo and sent it Spoonflower http://www.spoonflower.com/ a company that specializes in printing photos on fabric. I tiled and mirrored the image so it fit onto one yard of fabric. I then selected a 24 inch square of the fabric, layered it with fusible fleece and a cotton backing and machine quilted all three layers together. I added some Swarovski crystals to evoke the shining stars and finished the edges with rattail binding.
If you turn this piece upside down, you will see a picture of an alien!
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