What's a mother to do when her first born starts his mandatory army service?
Use as many worry dolls as she can find!
Study his uniform's buttons (eleven in each shirt and pants). I used my husband's uniform as he is about to end his reserve duty. The cleaning flannel was used as binding. There are fake badges of participation at the bottom of the quilt.
2006 "Buttoned Journal and the Thread of Life" Exhibit, Yad
Lebanim - Rehovot, Israel
2004 "Art and Politics" Exhibit, San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles - California
2003 Appalachian Cultural Museum - Boone, North Carolina
2003 NY Quilts! - Troy, New York
2003 Spring Int'l Quilt Market - Portland, Oregon
2003 Spring Int'l Quilt Festival - Chicago, Illinois
2002 Int'l Quilt Festival - Houston, Texas