All That Jazz a Katrina survivor fundraiser

Jacqui Mulcahy

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Jacqui Mulcahy : statement

I think most of the motifs (trumpet, fleur de Lyon, music) used in my block are self explanitory but I would just say a little about the chick.

Mardis Gras is at the beginning of lent, as I am sure you will know, which leads to Easter and hence the little chic but also she is there to symbolise rebirth and new beginnings. My wish for a new New Orleans.

I would also like to pass on my thanks to Linda of Chloes Place for generously providing the original cross
stitch design for the Crinoline Lady which I adapted as a blackwork piece, and to SharonB for making this all possible.

I am sorry I missed the deadline, but with such wonderful co-competitors that was never really an issue. It is the taking part that matters and the reason for the sewing - the fundraising! I really enjoyed the whole process
and wish all our efforts well in the auctions to come :)

Jacqui Mulcahy keeps a blog all stitched up.

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