Blue Ferns
       
     
Pure Water
       
     
Abstract Cosmos
       
     
El Morro
       
     
Tunnels and Texture
       
     
Watercolor Hills
       
     
Red Sun
       
     
Waves of Color
       
     
Green Ferns
       
     
Reaching for Blue Skies
       
     
Under the Microscope
       
     
17 Year Cicada
       
     
Crow in the Moonlight
       
     
Cattails
       
     
Bare Tree on Silk
       
     
Clematis
       
     
Light the Darkness
       
     
Fractured Ferns
       
     
Ferns in the Meadow
       
     
Fresh Blueberries
       
     
Three Cattails
       
     
Tireless Mele
       
     
Ferns in Dappled Sunlight
       
     
Silk Stratification I
       
     
Silk Stratification II
       
     
Frayed Silk Uke
       
     
Silk Hostas
       
     
Blues Man
       
     
Zowie Zinnia
       
     
A Cellular World
       
     
Woodland Images
       
     
Cooking Memories
       
     
Rusty Images
       
     
Layered Landscape
       
     
Heirloom Tomatoes
       
     
Autumn in Pomfret
       
     
Footprints and Stacked Stones
       
     
Superior Stones
       
     
Woven Together
       
     
Five Heirloom Carrots
       
     
Vintage Sun Face
       
     
Blue Ferns
       
     
Blue Ferns

Heliographic print on hand painted cotton. Enhanced with stitch and thread. 

Pure Water
       
     
Pure Water

 Satin, and sparkly organza fabrics pole-wrapped using a shibori technique, painted with pure blues.  Organza added using raw edge appliqué.

 

 

 

 

 

Abstract Cosmos
       
     
Abstract Cosmos

Hand painted cotton, enhanced with thread and free motion stitch. 

El Morro
       
     
El Morro

Raw edge applique. Embellished with thread sketching and free motion stitch. Inspired by an original digital photo by Gabrielle Murphy.

Tunnels and Texture
       
     
Tunnels and Texture

Heliographic print on hand painted cotton, enhanced with raw edge silk insert and free motion stitch.

Watercolor Hills
       
     
Watercolor Hills

Hand painted cotton, enhanced with thread and free motion machine stitch. 

Red Sun
       
     
Red Sun

Hand painted fabric interpretation of Red Sun by Arthur Dove, enhanced with thread and stitch. 

Waves of Color
       
     
Waves of Color

Hand painted cotton, enhanced with thread, couched fibers, and free motion stitch. 

 

Green Ferns
       
     
Green Ferns

Heliographic nature prints on handpainted cotton. Enhanced with stitch and thread.

Reaching for Blue Skies
       
     
Reaching for Blue Skies

Original digital image printed onto cotton fabric.  Enhanced with thread and stitch.  

 

Under the Microscope
       
     
Under the Microscope

Hand marbled with textile paints. Enhanced and accented with thread and stitch.

17 Year Cicada
       
     
17 Year Cicada

Heliographic print on hand painted cotton, enhanced with thread and free motion machine stitch.

Crow in the Moonlight
       
     
Crow in the Moonlight

Original digital image, raw edge applique onto hand dyed moon on black textured silk background. 

 

Cattails
       
     
Cattails

Heliographic print on hand painted cotton, enhanced with thread and stitch.

 

Bare Tree on Silk
       
     
Bare Tree on Silk

Thread sketched bare tree on dupioni silk. 

 

Clematis
       
     
Clematis

Original digital image printed on cotton, layered onto hand-dyed cotton, enhanced with organza, thread and free motion stitch. 

 

 

Light the Darkness
       
     
Light the Darkness

This fiber art piece was made in collaboration with fellow fiber artist Melanie Johnston and has traveled the world as part of the "Solar Sister: Empowering Women Through Clean Energy" exhibit sponsored by Quilt for Change

 

 

Fractured Ferns
       
     
Fractured Ferns

Heliographic print on hand painted, distressed cotton. Enhanced with thread and stitch.

Ferns in the Meadow
       
     
Ferns in the Meadow

Heliographic botanical print on hand painted cotton. Enhanced with thread and stitch.

Fresh Blueberries
       
     
Fresh Blueberries

Raw edge appliqued silk and cotton. Embellished with thread and stitch. Inspired by C.Robbins image.

Three Cattails
       
     
Three Cattails

Heliographic print on hand painted cotton fabric with enhanced thread, stitch and couched fibers. 

Tireless Mele
       
     
Tireless Mele

Original digital image on fabric, enhanced with threadwork.

Ferns in Dappled Sunlight
       
     
Ferns in Dappled Sunlight

Heliographic botanical print on hand painted cotton, enhanced with thread and free motion stitch.

Silk Stratification I
       
     
Silk Stratification I

Landscape-inspired abstract made with silk and cotton. Enhanced with thread, stitch and couched fibers.

Silk Stratification II
       
     
Silk Stratification II

Landscape-inspired abstract made with silk and cotton. Enhanced with thread, stitch and couched fibers.

Frayed Silk Uke
       
     
Frayed Silk Uke

Raw edge appliqued silk. Embellished with thread and stitch.

Silk Hostas
       
     
Silk Hostas

Raw edge silk applique. Digital image on fabric. Enhanced with thread and stitch.

Blues Man
       
     
Blues Man

Digital image printed on fabric, enhanced with thread, stitch and foil. 

Zowie Zinnia
       
     
Zowie Zinnia

Original digital image printed onto fabric, enhanced with thread and stitch. 

A Cellular World
       
     
A Cellular World

Hand-marbled cotton, and silk organza. Enhanced with layers and threadwork.

Woodland Images
       
     
Woodland Images

Heliographic print on handpainted cotton. Enhanced with thread and stitch.

Cooking Memories
       
     
Cooking Memories

Digital images (photos and handwritten recipes) printed onto fabric along with vintage measuring spoons and wooden spoon "collaged" onto commercial fabric and enhanced with stitch. NFS

Rusty Images
       
     
Rusty Images

Images of rusted items, rust-dyed onto cotton fabric. Enhanced with thread and stitch. 

 

Layered Landscape
       
     
Layered Landscape

Hand painted with earth oxides onto cotton. Layered with silks and upholstery fabric.

Heirloom Tomatoes
       
     
Heirloom Tomatoes

Appliqued silk and hand dyed cotton tomatoes. Raw edge appliqued leaves. Embellished with thread and stitch. Inspired by a C. Robbins image. 

 

Autumn in Pomfret
       
     
Autumn in Pomfret

Original digital image printed on cotton. Enhanced with thread, stitch and silk. 

Footprints and Stacked Stones
       
     
Footprints and Stacked Stones

Original digital image printed on fabric, enhanced with thread, stitch, and  rocks. SOLD

 

Superior Stones
       
     
Superior Stones

Original digital image printed on cotton fabric.  Enhanced with thread, stitch, and tulle overlay. (Lake Superior stones)

 

Woven Together
       
     
Woven Together
Five Heirloom Carrots
       
     
Five Heirloom Carrots

Raw edge appliqué of silk and cotton. Enhanced with thread and stitch.

Vintage Sun Face
       
     
Vintage Sun Face

Hand dyed cotton mandala (ice dyed) with vintage sun face image printed onto cotton.  Enhanced with thread and stitch.