Structure! Structure! Structure!

Valerie Rodelli

Piecing was improvisational. It was machine quilted. I wanted a very abstract piece with”structure”. My inspiration photo was my own photograph from Argentina. The project lended itself to improvisational piecing. There are many layers of structure.

Spool Unfurled

Valerie Rodelli

Hand painted and hand stitched (except edge) to form a wired scroll attached to an antique wooden spool. Scroll can be manipulated in many ways. This was from an on-line class/challenge.  Fabric was painted, cut up and put back together & thread embellished by hand.  The edges are wired, edge is beaded.  Object was to “blur” boundaries between piecesContinue reading “Spool Unfurled

Valerie Rodelli