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Textile Mixed Media on paper

Irony leaps from these sewn creations. During high school, I was advised that Home Economics was a necessity for the feminine sex. How I despised sewing or anything domestic! Yet, entering the next phase of creativity, I began stitching hand-dyed and hoarded fabrics onto my prints and other substrates at a retreat with renowned fiber artist Leisa Rich. This evolved into many other mixed media artworks combined with fabrics, recycled clothing, and intriguing yardage. Since I'm particularly intrigued by Japanese kimonos, obis and weavings, these are sometimes part of the inclusions. Numbering in the hundreds, these small jewels capture my soul their composition, textures and juxtaposition of colors make me contented. Each one is a culmination of my life.

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