Journal Page: Nostalgia – My First Crewel Embroidery

Journal Page: Nostalgia – My First Crewel Embroidery

Name Nostalgia – My First Crewel Embroidery (1965) Medium Fabric, wool tapestry yarn, Description Nostalgia – My First Crewel Embroidery (1965) was part of a shipment of household items moved to Calgary and recently sorted. The frame for this piece was outdated and although the original mounting was terrible and left a glue residue in the fabric (the brown spots) I wanted to save it. After removing the backing and soaking it in a...

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Journal Page – Stitches from India

Journal Page – Stitches from India

Name Stitches from India Medium Fabric, embroidery floss, pearle cotton, sequins, shiva mirrors Description Stitches from India is a sampler created during a work session with one of the groups that I belong to – Fibre Optics Tuesday Group (FOG). FOG meets monthly and it is a ‘play day’ when members experiment with new or different techniques. There is no pressure to ‘produce’, just good times and fun! Jan and...

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Journal Page – Kantha Stitch Sampler

Journal Page – Kantha Stitch Sampler

Name Kantha Stitch Class Sampler Medium Fabric, embroidery floss, pearle cotton, sequins Description This journal page – Kantha Stitch Class Sampler  is part of a 2014 and beyond series that will in part be a story of my life and of my art work. The only parameter I am trying to adhere to is size. The series may be mounted as a show or may be bound into an album. Time will tell. The feature in the centre of this journal page...

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Journal Page 2014 – Crazy Quilt

Journal Page 2014 – Crazy Quilt

Name Crazy Quilt Class Sampler Medium Fabric, silk ribbon, embroidery floss, pearle cotton, beads, charms Description This crazy quilt journal page is part of a 2014 and beyond series that will in part be a story of my life and of my art work.  It was created in Kathy Shaw’s compulsory ‘basic’ crazy quilt class. Check out her website at http://www.shawkl.com/The only parameter I am trying to adhere to is size. The series may...

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Late Season Harvest

Late Season Harvest

 Name Late Season Harvest Medium Quilt / Fibre Art Description Late Season Harvest was created specifically for the Fibre Art Network show ‘Canadian Content’ , starting it’s travels at the Remarkable Symposium in Queenstown, New Zealand and returning home after the International Quilt Festival in Houston Texas 2012.  I really appreciate the opportunities for exhibitions provided by this group. During the four years of our RV...

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