Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Soft Summer Gone 2016detail images only
full size of quilt is: 262 cm h x 256 cm - approximately 100 inches by 100 inches
The fabrics are silk that have been dyed with local plants from Manitoulin Island
The piece is quilted with hand embroidery. Silk and wool threads
Couching and stem stitch.
An image of the full piece will be shown May 2017.
This quilt is part of Quilt National 17,
The opening in the Dairy Barn, Athens Ohio May 27, 2017 - September 4 2017
Monday, July 25, 2016
dimensions variable (135 cm h x 50 cm w x 16 cm d)
wool, indigo dye, cotton thread, silk thread, hand stitching
Hard Twist 11 Spin Augut 26 2016 - January 8, 2017, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto Ontario Canada.
Monday, April 18, 2016
Large Emptiness Small Marks 2016 silk, cotton, rayon, linen damask fabrics stitched with cotton, silk and metallic threads. 36 pages within a hand stitched taffeta folder, each page is 33 cm x 33 cm.
A portfolio of sketches for large-scale (2.5 m or 90" ) square quilts. Each 33 cm square cloth page is an idea for a larger cloth construction that will be filled with hand stitched marks. A large square grid is formed when all thirty-six sketches are displayed at one time that measures 200 cm x 200 cm.
Sunday, March 13, 2016
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
linen, cotton, silk, procion mx dye, block printing ink, cotton and silk threads
batik, block print,completely hand stitched (hand construction, hand embroidery, hand quilting, hand quilting with embroidery
81 inches high, 40 inches wide (detail of hand embroidery shown above)
Suddenly they are gone and it's blue eternity again.
Exhibition: In the spirit of Tom Thomson and the Group of seven
July 23 - August 7 2016 at the Perivale Gallery, Spring Bay, Manitoulin Island
Friday, December 4, 2015
silk rayon velvet, plant dyes, bamboo batt, backed with wool gauze, cotton and silk threads
hand pieced and hand quilted
24.5" h x 20'5"w
My Corner of The World: Canada
opens in May at Stratford Perth Museum, Stratford Ontario and remains on display until mid October. This is a SAQA exhibition (Studio Art Quilt Association).
Michela Fitzsimmons was the sole juror.
Bethany Garner is the co-ordinator. 40 pieces are in the exhibition.
The exhibition will tour Canada, the first venue Thunder Bay Museum, Nov 1, 2016 - Jan 29 2017.