201825″ x 22″International Quilts and Fiber Arts Festival 2019, Everett, WA Over the years, I have spent many hours near a favorite resting spot of Hawaiian Green Sea turtles. These magnificent creatures have been around for more than 150 million years. They spend the majority of their time in the ocean. When I have the […]
I long ago learned that the most lasting feelings of fulfillment and joy arise when we help others. It is my deep conviction that each of us has the power to effect change, to contribute to a better world for current and future generations. And, it is our responsibility to be informed as world citizens on what is happening on our earth and to use our power – whether one-on-one in our own community or in support national and international causes - to effect change.
2014 23″ x 14″ Exhibited in Taiwan International Quilt Exhibit 2016, Taiwan Hand dyed organza background with cotton embellishment. Ghost trees are mulberry paper and roving with hand stitching. Art quilt is machine quilted. Our planet is losing a fundamental necessity for life – trees – through deforestation. Over half of our earth’s mature tropical […]
201038″ x 32″ This art quilt toured with SAQA’s No Place to Call Home special exhibit. Contemporary fiber art quilt: pieced and appliquéd hand dyed cotton with a hand stamped tulle overlay. No one really knows how many children in this world do not have homes. UNICEF estimated 100 million street children in the world’s […]
200931″ x 26″ Appliqué art quilt using embellishment and decorative stitching on cotton fabric. When Ted Kennedy died in August 2009, it marked the passing of the last of the three brothers, John, Bob, and Ted, whose lives had shaped my own. As I watched and listened to the eulogies following Ted’s passing, the image […]