"The Light Brings Sunflowers" is a happy art quilt created by African American quilter Aleathia Chisolm. A single sunflower plant takes center stage in the quilt. It is appliquéd by machine then embellished by had with tiny beads. The background is hand quilted in a big stitch scatter stitch. A black border frames the sunflower. The quilt ends with a black and cream batik border which is enhance with some hand stitching in yellow. The binding is black.
The back of the quilt is pieced using complimentary colors. There is a hanging sleeve on the back for easy display and a label that documents the quilt.
Aleathia Chisolm exhibits at the Atlanta Quilt Festival each year. To see more of her quilts visit eclecticquilts.com or on Instagram at @adchisolm.