Recent Work

Detail

Landing

25″ H x 25″ H x 1″

Disperse dye phototransfer (from original drawing) on white satin. Quilted with rayon threads and top stitch thread on domestic Bernina sewing machine.  Reverse mitered corners and mounted on wood stretcher bars. 

Spreading

25″ H x 27″ W x 1″ D

Disperse dyes painted directly onto white satin.  Quilted with rayon threads and top stitch threads on domestic Bernina sewing machine.  Reverse mitered corners and mounted on wood stretcher bars.  

Detail
Edge Detail

Mapping

24″ H x 27″ W x 2″ D

Disperse dye painted on papers and heat transferred onto white satin.  Quilted with rayon threads and topstitch thread.  Reverse mitered corners and mounted on wood stretcher bars. 

Detail
Edge Detail
Detail

Wrong Patch

33″ H x 33″ W

Raw edge applique and loose quilting with sprouting threads and rocks.  Faced binding with inserted outer edge border.  Everything is so wrong about this quilt that it makes it perfect. 

Disconnected

31″ H x 36″ W

Faux Suede base with hand-dyed cotton surface embellishments.  Stitched with rayon threads on Bernina Domestic sewing machine. 

Full View 15″ x 15″
Stitching Prior to Inking

Hanging by a Thread

Made specifically for entry into a show themed “First Responders” to honor them.  

The drawing was penciled  on white cotton, then stitched free hand on a domestic Bernina with black and white thread. 

Inks were applied to color the piece.  Bindings are made of raw edge commercial fabrics quilted in place as a border.  

Paramedics intervene daily in life and death situations. Lives do, indeed, hang by a thread. This work was inspired by paramedics who answered a frantic call at my own home early in 2021.  Bless them, they are angels.