Posts Tagged ‘Subversive Stitching’

‘Desconocidos,’ for The Migrant Quilt Project

May 25, 2017

About the Work This piece was commissioned by The Migrant Quilt Project to honor and call attention to those who died crossing the border in the 2015-2016 fiscal year.  It is made in part with clothing discarded at the border by migrants.  The Project commissions a quilt each year, and the quilt must have the names of […]

2017 | New Work, Portfolio of Art Quilts/Mixed Media Textiles, Subversive Stitching | Media: , , | Tags: , , , , Comments (8)

No Censorship at THIS Quilt Show!

February 27, 2017

The Tucson Quilters Guild Quilt Fiesta! 2017 is all over, but this one was even more interesting that usual for me. One of the show co-chairs confided in me that my entry Abuela Reads the Headlines caused some controversy at the quilt show.  Apparently at least two people asked that it be removed from the […]

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Subversive Stitching is Alive and Well in San Jose

January 27, 2017

I just had to tell you all about my all-to-brief trip to the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles.  I was invited to give my artist talk, Confessions of a Subversive Stitcher, on the closing weekend of Art Cloth Network’s Anything Goes show.  My fellow ACN member Connie Tiegel picked me up at the airport–and […]

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Yes, I Have Been Mending

October 11, 2016

My latest art quilt, Yes, I Have Been Mending was inspired by 2 ideas.  One is Hazel Hall’s poem, Mending. I recently discovered her poetry through Poets.org’s Poem-a-Day program.  It is great to have a poem delivered to my in-box every day.  I don’t always read it, but it is there!  Hall used stitch imagery […]

2016 | Instincts and Intuition Blog--(click on the photo to learn more), New Work, Subversive Stitching, Tone Poems | Media: | Tags: , , , , , Comments (0)
America Surrounded

America Surrounded

April 18, 2011

70” x 65”  This piece is my re-interpretation of the traditional Revolutionary War-era quilt block, Burgoyne Surrounded.  I updated it by replacing the traditional square grid with a triangular grid and using paint, printing, and discharging techniques instead of traditional piecing.  Made from cotton fabrics, discharged, painted and screen printed, layered with felt and machine […]

2011 | Everything Old is New Again, Portfolio of Art Quilts/Mixed Media Textiles, Subversive Stitching | Tags: , Comments (0)
Fragment

Fragment – SOLD

April 17, 2011

38”x 32” This piece is inspired by an ancient Egyptian fragment of carved and painted stone.  It depicts a wetland teeming with life.  Techniques include discharged and torn fabric, layered, machine stitched, and hand painted. The gray area is exposed and painted batting.  Embellished with silk ribbon.  SOLD

2011 | Everything Old is New Again, Portfolio of Art Quilts/Mixed Media Textiles, Subversive Stitching | Tags: Comments (0)
The Fabric of Our Community

The Fabric of Our Community After January 8 – SOLD

April 17, 2011

This is my artistic response to the Tucson shootings.  Techniques include shibori discharging, image transfer, layering with hand and machine stitching.  Embellished with Indonesian silk cocoons.  Stretched on a wooden frame.

2011 | Portfolio of Art Quilts/Mixed Media Textiles, Subversive Stitching | Tags: Comments (2)