I think Man has an inherent urge to make a mark, whether we look back at ancient times and the marks on a cave wall or today's grafitti in the modern urban environment. These marks are declaring, "I am here." The marks are symbols of humanity.
I've used stamping, printing and painting with the Decolorant Plus product on black fabric.
Hand and machine stitching, rusted wadding, Xpandaprint [puff paint] and a black felt backing finish the quilt.