Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Mahatma Gandhi’s Peaceful Journey to India’s Freedom

Mahatma Gandhi’s Peaceful Journey to India’s Freedom

Mahatma Gandhi obtained India's freedom from the British remarkably with nonviolence. His many methods included fasting, being imprisoned, civil disobedience, boycotts, peaceful protests and marches. He encouraged others to do the same.

Four Gandhi portraits: The first is of an18 year old law student in England.
 The second is as an attorney in South Africa: fought against discrimination of Indians and their rights for 20 years. And, 2 senior portraits including a large line drawing of a bald head, glasses.

Charkha (spinning wheel): spun his own yarn, wove his own cloth (self sufficiency)

He is regarded by Indians to be the Father  of  The Nation 

The  back of the quilthas map of his journey.  He inspired many others including Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela.
Techniques:                                                                                                                          Ink and stencil, hand embroidery, hand quilting, machine quilting
Materials: Cotton, shisha mirrors, beads