Posts Tagged ‘mixed media textiles’

Haiku II

September 1, 2016

 Haiku II is a visual interpretation of its namesake Japanese literary artform .  Translucent silk fabrics were dyed using the Japanese shibori technique itajime, then layered with synthetic fabrics and machine stitched. Photography by Jack Kulawik. But I could hardly name an art quilt Haiku and not write a poem for it, now could I?  So here goes: Haiku II […]

2016 | New Work, Portfolio of Art Quilts/Mixed Media Textiles, Tone Poems | Media: , | Tags: , , , , Comments (0)

Haiku III

August 31, 2016

  Haiku III The silk remembers The loom, the folds, the needle, The thread, and the flame. Shibori is a Japanese word for creating pattern on fabric.  In the shibori process, many items can be used–folds, clamps, string, needle and thread.  Haiku III  is a visual interpretation of the poetic literary art form.  Translucent silk […]

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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, New Work, Portfolio of Art Quilts/Mixed Media Textiles, Subversive Stitching | Tags: , , , , Comments (0)

A Wild Winter Whirlwind

March 9, 2015

It has been a busy winter in the studio and a lot has happened since Wild and Wonderful 3-D Quilts debuted at Houston Quilt Festival last fall. For starters, Brewer Sewing is now distributing the book to quilt shops.  Ask for it at your local quilt shop. Individuals can buy the book from me at Amazon.com for […]

2015 | Instincts and Intuition Blog--(click on the photo to learn more), News and Events | Tags: , , , Comments (0)

The Big Reveal….

October 9, 2012

Those of you who saw my post last month ‘Just a Peek’  know that I showed detail shots of 2 recent works from my Samaras series–the full photos were embargoed until now.  The first is called ‘Off the Wall’ and is in a blue/green and red/orange color scheme.  You can see it in the Tucson […]

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