Posts Tagged ‘ sewing ’

I have no idea what I am doing.

various fabrics embroidered together

A few months back I mentioned that I was experimenting with some fabrics and thread to create new fiber artworks. I have no idea what I am doing. This is the first time I’ve created work with no predetermined concept, no sketching, no sense of where I am going. To be honest, I don’t...

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Twelve by twelve

close up of notebook paper with the word dear written on it

If I were Anne of Green Gables I would call my dear friend, Amelia, a kindred spirit. She is my Diana and I am her Anne. We met just a few years ago, but it feels like she’s an old elementary school friend. We have one of those uninterrupted relationships. There’s always something we...

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Starting to scratch the surface.

piles of fabric and package of needles and some embroidery thread sitting on a coffee table

There’s that feeling when you know you are about to start something. That a new series is just about ready for you to create it. There’s excitement, fear, anticipation, impatience, and eagerness, all wrapped up inside me ready to burst out and get to work. This is the fuzziest I have ever been about...

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Putting the pieces back together.

memory-quilt-tshirts

It was strange going through a dead person’s clothes.  Especially since I knew him.  I hadn’t seen him for quite a while, so all the memories I have of him are from elementary school.  He died young. I gathered his old clothes and comforter from his mother and told her I would make a...

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A little different.

tiny tshirts made from found clothing

For the past 5 years or so I have been making work that has people’s faces printed onto it.  I dig it and it seems as though a great deal of other people do too.  I was surprised at my last go at the art making thing, as the result was quite different aesthetically,...

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