Hand-dyed, discharged, over-dyed and sun-printed cotton, machine stitched. The natural silhouettes of these simple weeds attracted me with their pure energy.
Hand-dyed, discharged, overdyed cotton. Machine pieced and stitched. I reflected on this piece while training for a long distance bike trip in Florence.
Hand-dyed and commercial fabrics, heat bonded collage, trapped threads, yarns, fibers, sheer overlays, machine stitched. I love walking under and photographing the tangle of tree branches overhead – embracing the sky.
Hand-dyed and commercial fabrics, heat-bonded, sheer overlays, found objects, machine stitched. We live in a society bombarded with visual stimulation – not all information gets processed.
Hand-dyed & commercial fabrics, netting, cords, yarns, trapped threads, sheer overlays, machine stitched. Water nourishes us, revives us, sustains us. It is a source of life, great power, danger and inspiration. This work was included in the Wonders of the World Touring Exhibit.
Heat bonded fiber fragments, hand-dyed and commercial cottons, found objects; sheer overlays, machine stitched. We are constantly contacted with messages: email, voice, text: sometimes the auto-correct feature distorts the true meaning.
Hand-dyed cotton, machine needlefelted, with silk, wool and synthetic fibers, machine quilted. The garden blooms even when we are unaware and in colors and textures unexpected or explained. This work was included in the Wonders of the World Touring Exhibition.
Hand-dyed, sun-printed cotton fabric, heat bonded applique, free cut leaves, machine stitched. Ginkgo leaves fall all at once when autumn truly arrives. I love the dance created as they ride the wind.
Hand dyed fabric, postage stamps, tulle, vegetable bags, rick rack, machine stitched. Prior to email, cell phones and I-pads, correspondence was done by a letter in a stamped envelope. Here I celebrate the ordinary postage stamp for its uniqueness, color, design and beauty.