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Front Cover image from FreeForm Peyote Beading: Design and Creation of Original Wearable Art Jewelry

Freeform Peyote Beading: Design and Creation of Original Art Jewelry

Published September 2010
Available through Amazon

Free Motion Embroideries and Thread Paintings

 
Stripes

Stripes

size: 5.5" x 3.5"
technique(s): thread painting
media: rayon, polyester thread, cotton ground, colored pencil underlay
presentation: matted and mounted
© 2004

Tree Bark Collage

Tree Bark Collage

size: 14" x 10"
technique(s): free motion stitching, thread appliqués, hand painted and dyed fabrics, layered appliqué, and burnt back timtex and tyvek.
media: timtex, burlap, tyvek, yarn, acrylic felt, acrylics, procion dyes, cotton & rayon threads
© 2004

Seaweed and Rocks

Seaweed and Rocks

size: 11" x 9.25"
technique(s): free motion stitching and cut back appliqué
media: cotton, silk, tulle, fiber reactive dyes, stitching, cut away
© 2004

Tribal Patterns

Tribal Patterns

size: 9" x 12.5"
technique(s): painting on fabric, bobbinwork, free motion stitching and tailor tack fringe.
media: cotton, oil sticks, embroidery & cotton thread
© 2004

Neon Tomatoes

Neon Tomatoes

size: 9.25" x 11.25"
technique(s): free motion embroidery on fused ground
media: hand dyed cottons, fusible web, tulle, threads
matted and mounted
© 2004

Terra Cognita I

Terra Cognita I

size: 11" x 13"
technique(s): cutaway appliqué, free motion and fringe stitching on felt ground
media: wool/rayon felt, silk organza & habatoi - hand dyed, nylon organza, threads
© 2004

Seaweed

Seaweed

size: 10" x 10"
technique(s): free motion stitching, free motion lace and free-form appliqué
technique(s): free motion embroidery on cheesecloth, applied to layered, fused ground
media: cotton, tulle & cheesecloth - hand dyed, ribbon, fusible, threads
© 2004

Autumn Rain

Autumn Rain

size: 10" x 13"
technique(s): Layered, trapped threads and fabrics
media: wool/rayon felt, cotton, cheesecloth, tulle, threads
© 2004

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Last Updated: January 18, 2012