I started this quilt quite a while ago, and never posted the finished project. Here is a photo of an intermediate step:
The dark blue square represent the settled area soon after the camp opened in July 2012. The light blue areas were settled within 9 months, and the grey areas were settled within 18 months of the camp opening.The population had swollen to 80,000 refugees. The black lines are the main roads of the camp, and I have placed images of refugees making their way to the camp through the desert. Zaatari has become a permanent settlement for these people.
Closeup of refugees: These were made by gluing scraps of fabric for the body, and felt pen used to make a dot for the head, and 2 lines for the legs. Netting was applied to help attach these to the quilt.
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