Corvid Hand Beaded Mixed Media Art Quilt

Corvid is a mixed media art quilt combining fabric, paper and paint. The raven is the painted element - painted directly onto the paper and fabric background on top of the stitching lines.

Folk Art Bird Doodles

Take a peek at a few doodles in my recycled book journal. Folk Art Birds are appearing out of the layers of colourful paint. On this first page, pink birds are hitching a ride on the biggest of the flock.

Hand Sewing a Soft Sculpture Bird

Burd is a soft sculpture with frayed fabric feathers. Simple hand sewing stitches secure each piece of tiny fabric in place and layers of uneven stitches round and round make the skinny fuchsia bird legs.

Solstice Abstract Beaded Landscape Art

Solstice is an abstract stitched landscape combining silk, ribbon and lace. With beautiful frayed edges of silk, the art quilt is embellished with hand beading. The colours are bright and sunny with touches of green for growth and life. It's part of the ongoing Silk Thread Series.

Sari Silk Hand Beaded Fiber Art Landscape

For this Fiber Art Quilt, Viewpoint, torn and frayed strips of Sari Silk made a colorful background for hand beading. It is part of an ongoing series, exploring silk fabrics, creative stitching and beads.

Bold Colorful Fabric Stitched Collage

Covered in simple hand embroidery stitches with outlining marks in black thread, this art quilt makes a cheerful statement. Created using torn pieces of fabric in bold solid colors, the piece is titled ├ža me rappelle Matisse because it reminds me of the cut-outs created by artist Henri Matisse (1869-1954).

Hand Beaded Art Quilt Face Silhouette

How many beads went into this art quilt? Plenty! From the face in shades of pink, purple, silver, white and blue to the gray and silver beads in her granny hair and the black surround, there must be hundreds upon hundreds of individual beads in this piece. The background is comprised of torn pieces of black fabric collaged and stitched down, with frayed edges fully visible. She is a woman of age, imperfect and a little frayed while being a strong and beautiful silver sister. Even her metallic thread hair has a few stray pieces.

Painted Frayed Fabric Bird Collage Quilt

Raw edge fabric and free-motion stitching create a lush setting for In the Greenery. The art quilt is a collage of dyed fabrics with a brown bird of painted torn fabric strips. Round metallic beads in green, bronze and gold are added for a touch of glow.
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