Textile Art

Here are some samples of textile artworks I've done (all hand-sewn gk original designs)...



Textile Collage commission
Re-purposed fabric: felted wool (mohair, cashmere, and lambswool),
vintage kimonos, recycled cotton and silk;
vintage buttons, buckle, and jewelry
free-hand machine stitched & hand-sewn

(see close-ups below)















'seaside slumber' stitch sketch on linen


large scale banner commission for tafia restaurant in Houston TX


'le jardin' tapestry: hand-sewn using re-purposed fabrics


'learn to count' wall hanging

close-ups of each panel:


1 perfect you to fill our hearts with love


2 tall trees offer shade from above

3 joyful birds to give you flight


4 rosy apples--take a bite!



5 darting fish to tickle your toes



6 spring flowers dancing in rows



7 gentle raindrops pitter patter in your ears



8 musical notes to chase away your fears


9 shining stars to guide your way



10 hugs and kisses for you each day



'summer days' cotton, king size quilt

silk shade with raw-edged, hand-sewn silk flower applique



felted sweater 'lamp cozie' with hand-sewn bird applique & pompoms



'bird in a tree' box: knitted pineapple husk and habu yarn with vintage kimono





'kiss kiss' box: re-purposed felted wool and vintage buttons & brooch with habu knitted tree





'Noel' box: vintage quilt scrap and jewellry, hand-knitted tree with glass beads




'bird on a branch' box: re-purposed fabrics and vintage glass button



'sun bird' box: vintage kimono and jewellry, re-purposed felted wool




'bird on a branch 2' box: re-purposed fabrics & vintage brooch

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