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Mixed Media

How does your Garden Grow?

This colourful garden was inspired by the green, painted background, upon which I layered and embellished until colours burst forth in a garden style.

Painted paper background, layered with sewn flowers, sheers, tulle, ribbon, sequins, and machine sewing.

Mounted: 12 inches x 16 inches

$140 – Contact via email

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Double Trouble

Our Siamese cats, Nick (red point) and Alexa (lilac point).

Coloured pencils; machine appliqued elements on machine pieced background.

Mounted: 16 inches x 30 inches

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Together Again

One of a series of pieces I made during our first lockdown. Dreaming of a time when we can be together again, I created this image of three carefree friends hand in hand on the beach.

Paint on fabric, hand stitched, tulle and appliqué mounted on canvas in floating frame.

Framed: 15 inches x 12 inches

$400 – Contact via email

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Black and Grey Panel

Inspiration came from a marking workshop and panels I saw at an art exhibit at the International Ploughing Match in Vernon On.

100% cotton and wool fabric, buttons, yarn, acrylic paint. Techniques: Machine and hand stitching.

Hung: 21 inches x 72 inches

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The Sun Will Rise Tomorrow

A rusting round cake plate evoked sunrise.

Felted wool, embroidery and found object.

Mounted: 16 inches x 16 inches

$175 – Contact via email

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Movement in the Field

The printed background fabric reminded me of milkweed pods and grasses being blown sideways on a windy autumn day.

Gelli-printed fabric background. Embellished with embroidery, quilting stitches and appliqué.

Hung: 11 inches x 8.5 inches

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Carpet

Problem: rolling desk chair scratches hardwood. Flat, thin carpet needed. Upholstery samples allow smooth movement. Too pretty for a carpet? Then hang on the wall.

Overlapped & stitched seams; paper-backed upholstery samples, denim backing.

Free Standing: 34.5 inches x 34.5 inches

$95 – Contact via email

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Blue Hydrangea

I love blue with red. This is an interpretation of classic crewel embroidery.

This is a fabric collage using a cyanotype of a dried hydrangea as well as 2 colours of linen and textured embroidery.

Mounted: 12 inches x 12 inches

$100 – Contact via email

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Blue Scarf

Inspired by watercolour paintings.

Linen scarf has an ice dyed watercolour effect with pastel embroidery.

Wearable: 12 inches x 78 inches

$125 – Contact via email

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Exit Strategy 1

Counting down and getting ready for retirement by trying out new fibre art techniques.

Improv piecing, free motion quilting, embroidery, beading, shuttered window and open work, reverse appliqué on batik with beads, yarn, etc.

Hung: 18.5 inches x 18.5 inches

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Big Mandala To Heal The World

Created for Project Quilting Quarantine whose theme was Big. This piece is in the shape of a mandala and can be used for healing.

Free Motion Quilted, embroidered, beaded on an improv pieced batik background with various fibres used for the cording and couching.

Hung: 16.5 inches x 16.5 inches

⬤ $160 – Sold

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After the Storm

This piece was made following a workshop with Jette Clover through TextileArtist.org and is based on a photo taken after a snow storm this winter.

This piece is embroidered on hand-dyed cotton and organza and includes a Canadian stamp of a Snowshoe Hare.

Mounted: 9 inches x 8.5 inches

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Daytime

Pink background reminds me of the glorious sunrises when nature comes alive.

Fresh leaves ecoprinted on previously dyed Nori silk with Lac natural dye.

Framed: 18 inches x 18 inches

$125 – Contact via email

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Paper Folly

Preserving nature on paper.

Triptych – Leaf printing on cotton rag paper which is then bundled and dyed.

Mounted: 9 inches x 11 inches (Each Piece)

$100 – Contact via email

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Fire Butterflies

A diptych, born in fire, wire sculpted butterflies fly across original watercolours

Steel wire, beads, Watercolour paper and paint

Framed: 5 inches x 8 inches

⬤ $100 – Sold

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Odessa Odyssey

This piece reflects the creative, but structured, fun that a friend and I had at a dyeing workshop in Odessa, Ontario last summer.

Mixed media with hand-dyed paper towels, fabric, netting, thread and gel medium.

Mounted on canvas: 12 inches x 12 inches

$175 – Contact via email