Hand dyed and deconstructed silk screened 100% cotton using both dyes and paints. Machine pieced and quilted. Background fabric portrayed a close look at smoke and flames in the aftermath of a relative’s house fire. Fire changes everything.
Hand dyed background silk fabrics overlaid with commercial black silk fabrics, hand cut and fused, machine quilted. “Crocus” represents my continued explorations in using sheer fabrics to portray shadows and depth on a 2-dimensional surface while celebrating nature.
Hand dyed, stamped and silk screened silk background fabrics overlaid with commercial black silk fabrics, hand cut and fused. Machine quilted “Iris” is a celebration of the vibrant colors of early summer using sheer, hand dyed, and commercial fabrics with hand cutting, fusing and machine quilting.
Machine embroidery. Design Source – Photo taken on hike near Longmont, CO.