EARLY WORK

There is the sheer pleasure of playing with colors and finding that what I never imagined could go together actually works, as it does in nature.

Poppies By The Sea
Available

38" W x 29" H
Batiks and other cottons; machine-pieced, layered and stitched together.

 
  Poppies By The Sea (detail)
Love Of Teal
Private Collection (The Sea Ranch, CA)

15.5" W x 20" H
Batiks and other cottons; machine- and hand-stitched; layered and stitched together.

 
  Love Of Teal (detail)
Red Meets Teal I
Available

16” W x 20” H
Indonesian batiks, Japanese and other cottons, silk; beads; machine-pieced, layered and stitched together. Mounted on twill over stretched canvas.

 
  Red Meets Teal I (detail)
Red Meets Teal II
Available

16” W x 20” H
Indonesian batiks, Japanese and other cottons; beads; machine-pieced, layered and stitched together. Mounted on cotton over stretched canvas.

 
  Red Meets Teal II (detail)
Red Meets Teal III
Available

16” W x 20” H
Indonesian batiks, Japanese and other cottons; beads; machine-pieced, layered and stitched together. Mounted on cotton over stretched canvas.

 
  Red Meets Teal III (detail)
Letting Go
Private Collection (Sacramento, CA)

12" W x 16" H
Cottons, dupioni and Laotian silks; machine-appliqued; mounted on stretched canvas.

 
  Letting Go (detail)
Wild Creatures In The Rainbow
Available

38.5" W x 47" H
Batiks, hand-dyes, and other cottons; machine-pieced, layered, and stitched together.

 
Wild Creatures In The Rainbow
(detail)
 
Don't Box Me In
Available

38.5" W x 43" H
Batiks and other cottons; machine-pieced, layered and stitched together.

Don't Box Me In (detail)

From A Country Kitchen Window
Available

47" W x 47" H
Cottons; machine-pieced, layered and stitched together.

 

From A Country Kitchen Window (detail)

The Forest Sparkles
Available

21.5" W x 21.5" H
Japanese and other cottons, Indonesian
batiks; beads; machine-pieced, layered and stitched together.

 

The Forest Sparkles (detail)


LEAVES

Unexpectedly, textiles with leaves kept appearing and beckoning to be incorporated, so I played with them to see what could happen.

 

Leaf It To Cafe (detail)

 
Leaf It To Cafe
Private Collection (Washington, DC)

21.5" W x 50" H
Cottons (including Indonesian batik),linens, blends; beads; machine-collaged/raw-edge appliquéd, layered and stitched together.

 
Leaf It To Me
Private Collection (San Francisco, CA)

40" W x 50" H
Cotton fabrics, suede ties, wooden beads, machine-pieced, layered, and stitched together.

 
  Leaf It To Me (detail)
 

Leaf It Be (detail)

 
 
Leaf It Be
Private Collection (Santa Rosa, CA)

40" W x 50" H
Japanese and other cottons (including Indonesian batiks); machine-pieced,
-appliquéd, layered and stitched together.

 
Leaf It To The Birds
Private Collection (Santa Monica, CA)

30.5" W x 34" H
Cottons; beads; machine-pieced, layered and stitched together.

 
 

Leaf It To The Birds (detail)