My process is detailed and painterly. I create realistic landscapes and sculpted still-life in thread. These finely-stitched and richly-textured artworks celebrate the natural world around my studio in the hills of the Niagara Escarpment. Most people viewing my work for the first time do not realize that the work is textile. “I thought it was… Read more How do you DO that??? – my artistic process
It was a great time of year to be in Oregon for the SAQA conference and to see the many beautiful waterfalls, the old-growth forests, walk on the beach, and sip some wonderful pinot noir. Rhododendrons and azaleas were everywhere and stunning in full bloom. This was my first SAQA conference and I wasn’t sure what to… Read more SAQA Conference “Fiberlandia”, Portland, OR
I was delighted to recently visit two private clients who had commissioned stitched landscapes and to see them beautifully framed and well-positioned in their new homes. What a difference framing can make! There are many options for framing textile art, including not framing it at all. Soft edges tend to be preferred by quilters and… Read more What a difference framing textile art makes!