CRAZY LITTLE LOG CABIN QUILT - detail (2009): A free spirit, made from a variety of recycled textiles (old skirts, my daughter’s baby clothes, gifts from the closets of friends and relatives) and embellished with a great deal of stitching (running stitch and seed stitch); 13” x 17”.
NOSTALGIA (2011): This is a cloth made by weaving many pieces of recycled textiles together. The pieces include scraps from several old skirts; vintage kimono silks, pieces of ribbons, the backing of an antique quilt, a piece of upholstery from my old couch, and a friend’s old shirt; it is quilted with an abundance of kantha (running) stitches; 10” x 10”.
GREEN & PURPLE PENNY RUG (2004): Felted wool made from recycled sweaters, vintage buttons, wool thread; 18” x 17”.
LITTLE QUILT - FLYING GEESE - detail: Made from recycled sweaters, army blanket, wool thread, and vintage vegetable ivory buttons.