Art Quilts

Miyagi Tsunami

The Japanese tsunami influenced this piece, although I did not realize it as I was making the quilt. We are…

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Three Wee Figs

Painted fabrics from a workshop I taught were the starting point for this piece. I challenged my students (and myself…

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Arabesque

42″ x 42″ ‘Arabesque’ relates to the decorative melodies of classical music. My ornate quilting designs incorporate curves, swirls and…

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The Cloth of Africa

61″ x 77″ Only a part of my vast collection of African prints were used in this original exotic design….

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Blue Ocean Turquoise Sea

17″ x 22″ Machine curved piecing, sheer overlay, hand and machine embellishment, hand embroidery, beading. Cotton, silk, organza, silk thread,…

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Looking West

My contemporary work celebrates elements and growth in nature, most particularly the growth of trees and plants and my personal…

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Ocean Collage #4

10″ x 16 1/2″ Collage featuring batiks, hand painted fabrics, silk, sheers, machine quilting, hand embroidery, beading, couching and bobbin…

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Doors I

This cloth book comprises pages of collage based on my photographs of doors. Doors open, doors close, doors are usually…

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Birches

Collage of my birch tree photographs, hand dyed fabrics and batiks. Machine quilting, sheer overlay and bobbin quilting.  

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Kelp I

Collage: batiks, hand dyed fabrics, silks, sheers, velvet. Hand and machine embroidery, beading, painting.    

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Anemones

The Japanese anemones pictured in this quilt grow just outside my studio and keep me company while I quilt. I…

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Emily’s Forest

Tall trees, deep forest, West Coast, Emily Carr. Colours change with time and light – from bluish green to yellow…

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