Earth

Abstract pieced art quilt using earth colors and turquoise2010
16″ x 12.5″

In Private Collection

Art quilt created using appliqué, crystals, and decorative stitching with earth and sea tone cotton batiks. The quilt is mounted (with Velcro) on a black cloth covered frame.

“Earth” reflects the interplay of earth and sea which is felt so intensely in the islands.

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Island

Abstract art quilt in blues and greens2010
22″ x 12.5″

In Private Collection

Art quilt created using appliqué, decorative stitching and embellishment. Mounted (with Velcro) on a black cloth covered frame.

The Hawaiian islands are all the result of volcanic activity. These islands now are home to lush flora and fauna. “Island” honors these jewels in the ocean. 

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Sunset

Abstract art quilt using reds and blues2010
23″x 15″

In Private Collection

Contemporary fiber art quilt with appliqué and decorative stitching. The background is hand dyed cotton, the ‘island’ a selection of cotton batiks. It is mounted (with Velcro) on a black cloth covered frame.

At sunset, everything pauses on the islands. The panoramic display as the sun sets into the ocean is different every time. The sun’s farewell paints the sky in luscious red tones. “Sunset” honors this daily display.

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Spirit

Digitally printed image with felted alpaca roving

2013
22″ x 29.5″

Included in Sacred Threads 2013 Exhibition, within the theme of ‘Spirituality’

Contemporary art quilt: digitally printed on silk, machine quilted, embellished with felted alpaca roving 

This piece speaks to me of spirituality – rising from a base of groundedness into the light and higher meaning. Our path may be complex, fraught with temptation and darker moments, but if we persevere, we will reach the summit.

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Spirit

Emergence

Abstract art quilt digitally printed

2012
17.5″ x 25.5″

2017 Patchwork Design Expo, Rio and Sao Paulo Brazil

Sacred Threads 2013 Exhibition

Whole cloth digitally printed art quilt,  machine quilting and appliqué. 

In the darkest of moments and most confusing of times, the flower in this art quilt reminds me to look for the positive and know the power of that choice. By choosing love and healing, we can bring light and hope to even the most tragic of settings. We can be inspiration.

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Emergence, detail

View From On High

Applique art quiet

2012
15″ x 15″

Exhibited in Taiwan International Quilt Exhibition 2012

Appliqué fiber art quilt with felting and machine quilting

Inspired by many miles of viewing the earth from airplane windows and from my love of flowing water.

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