Posts Tagged ‘fiber art’

Frozen in Time II by Mary Vaneecke, detail.

Frozen in Time II

August 29, 2016

Frozen in Time II is a translucent art quilt that incorporates many hand-worked and underappreciated vintage crochet pieces layered between hand-dyed sheer fabrics.  It hangs away from the wall to allow for shadow play behind the piece.  Rust-dyed and machine stitched.  Photo by Jack Kulawik. Frozen in Time II is perhaps an elegy for lost arts and loved […]

2016 | Everything Old is New Again, New Work, Portfolio of Art Quilts/Mixed Media Textiles | Media: | Tags: , , Comments (0)

Another good day to dye…

April 14, 2016

So I have been in the dye studio for a few days and have some pieces to share. These are all various forms of shibori, the Japanese word for putting pattern on fabric by applying pressure with dye.  Most of these are silk fabrics, procion dyes are used on each.       Admittedly, this chevron […]

2016 | Instincts and Intuition Blog--(click on the photo to learn more), Shibori Chic | Media: , , , | Tags: , Comments (0)

Abuela Reads the Headlines

November 5, 2015

Abuela Reads the Headlines , 2015 Abuela is Spanish for grandmother.  I imagine her in her barrio (neighborhood) garden in my hometown, Tucson, surrounded by an ocotillo (a living, cactus-type) fence.  She has her handwork and the blessed Virgin of Guadalupe nearby, with a grandchild at her knee.  Abuela scans the headlines about America’s current immigration policy, […]

2015 | Everything Old is New Again, Portfolio of Art Quilts/Mixed Media Textiles, Subversive Stitching | Tags: , , , , Comments (0)

Open Studio Tour a Fiber Art Extravaganza! November 10th and 11th

October 24, 2012

Join me and five of my fiber artist friends when we move our studios to a convenient location at 3231 N. Craycroft (St. Gregory’s School near River Rd.) for the Tucson Pima Arts Council’s Open Studio Tour 2012. Meet all 6 artists in one place and see how we work:  thread painting, handwork, machine stitching, […]

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