Category Archives: strip-piecing

Next Articulation Series of work

Two summers ago, while travelling, I knit lots of rectangles in a log cabin quilt technique. Last summer, while working in a temporary studio in the Tulista Art Gallery, I washed and blocked them all.  Next step I joined the rectangles, cut them into strips then rejoined the strips. Then re-cut and rejoined the pieces again.I am making views […]

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Fibres@The Hill

Yesterday, we (Vancouver Island Surface Design Association) hung an exhibition in the new Art Gallery at Cedar Hill Recreation Centre, VictoriaThis is what we started with What the space will look like for the next monthHere is a quick look around the walls… …filled with over 60 works (minus the ladder) A most interesting collection of contemporary textile […]

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Progress

With this work i am exploring the relationship between hemoglobin and chlorophyll. Their molecules are the same except for the presence of iron or magnesium in their centres. I decided to show these centres with red and green buttons. My years of collecting buttons has paid off because I found enough buttons of the right colour and shape to […]

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Chlorophyll and Hemoglobin

In my degree studies I am exploring the connection between red cells in human blood and chlorophyll in plants.I dyed many different household linens in greens and reds: pillow cases with embroidery, tea towels, bed sheets, napkins, table cloths.I used a Val Campbell-Harding method to randomly strip-piece the different cloths. After one cut and sewing […]

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New Work for the Maltwood

This past week I have been working on a new work for Articulation’s up coming exhibition in the University of Victoria’s Maltwood Gallery. The ideas for this work have been developing for quite awhile, ever since Articulation did a study week on Vancouver Island in September 2007. All members are now in their studios focusing […]

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