Thread wrapping, hand stitching. Temari balls originated as children’s toys. Today they are a Japanese art form.
Coiled basket, hand embroidery and beading. I have had many opportunities to collaborate with wonderful people, coming up with outcomes that were greater than the sum of us, hence 1+1=3.
Fuse hand dyed fabric, embellished with beads and hand embroidery. I have always loved pomegranates. Symbolic in many cultures, they are also now said to have health benefits. My mouth waters at the sight of this one!
Embellished with beads and embroidery, hand quilted. This piece is from an NSNG workshop. The middle piece of fabric is pre-printed. The embellishments are my own designs.
Basketry fiber wrapped with wool yarn, embellished with beads. I love the colors of autumn. When I saw this handspun yarn in a store on Washington Island, I immediately knew I wanted to make a basket with it.
Machine pieced, hand quilted, hand embellished with beads and embroidery. There is a marked contrast between the apparent emptiness of the desert and the cultivated, orderly landscape of the Vineyard. One has to look closely to find both the hidden treasures of the desert and the wildness within the cultivated land.