Posts Tagged ‘textile art’

Haiku I by Mary Vaneecke, 2016. 29.5'' x 22''

Haiku I

August 30, 2016

 Haiku I became a study of sorts for a larger work (Haiku II) and launches a new series.  Both feature hand-dyed sheer silk fabrics over-layed with synthetic sheers, and machine stitched.  This allows for a fascinating interplay between colors, values, and repeating shapes.  Haiku I is more intense, and reminds me of a Rorschach test, if […]

2016 | New Work, Portfolio of Art Quilts/Mixed Media Textiles, Tone Poems | Media: | Tags: , , , , , Comments (2)
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)
Frozen in Time I by Mary Vaneecke detail

Frozen in Time I

August 27, 2016

Frozen in Time I, with detail.  (Photo by Jack Kulawik).  This new art quilt combines new hand-dyed silk fabrics with vintage handworked crochet (makers unknown).  Rust dyed, layered and stitched on eco-felt. This piece continues a new series utilizing under-appreciated handwork of unknown makers.    

2016 | Everything Old is New Again, New Work, Portfolio of Art Quilts/Mixed Media Textiles | Media: | Tags: , Comments (1)