Thursday, December 18, 2008

Zoo Animal baby quilt

cotton and cotton polyester blend
hand pieced and quilted



1987



seventy two

Sunday, November 02, 2008

Only the Earth Lives Forever


paper, favourite shirt
hand painted fabric, thread
backed with artist's canvas
54" x 48"



seventy one





2008

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Memory of Wikwemikong

hand dyed rayon and cotton
layered fabrics, hand stitched
embroidered with eyelet stitch
linen thread, hand quilted

seventy


2008

50th wedding, Ruth and Douglas


satin, photo transfer
machine paper piecing
hand stitch



number sixty nine


1997

Slipping Glimpser

vintage apron
embroidered with two texts
one by Michael Ignatief about
his mother having to give up painting.

one by Wilhem de Kooning
about having to be 'on
the slant' in order to
be an artist.

paper, paint, beads
hand printed cotton
backed with artist
canvas
hand stitched
sixty eight

2008

The House with the Golden Windows

Four panels
magazine papers, thread
artist canvas, dyed
embroidered

This piece has been
installed five times
in exhibition.

Now in my closet


sixty seven

1993

Blessings Series: Brigid


wool, velvet, variety of layered fabrics
hand stitch


sixty six

2004

Monday, September 08, 2008

Storm at Sea

Hand pieced cotton
Hand quilted

I have made two storm at sea quilts. This one I gave to Ned's parents and it is at the cottage. The second one I gave to Ned's brother when he married Marg.

1983


sixty five

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Grandmother's Garden Basket

stitched paper, couched fabric
stitched to heavy paper and
then framed under glass


2008



sixty four

Grandmother to Grandmother

Features an embroidery by
Nobonie from South Africa
purchased from
African Threads in support
of Stephen Lewis' Grandmother to
Grandmother campaign that
supports Aids orphans

piecework, painting
hand stitched


2008

in private collection
sixty three

Summertime Dream

overdyed recycled fabrics
dye painted image
hand pieced, hand quilted


1986



sixty two

Stars

Recycled dresses and blouses
hand pieced, hand quilted

1985



sixty one

Thursday, April 10, 2008

Love Never Dies

Cloth Book
Photographs, hand made paper
drawings, thread,
gold leaf, applique
embroidery.


1992


number sixty

Sky Trees Water


Silk, hand pieced, hand quilted






1987


Number fifty nine

Wednesday, April 02, 2008

Sky Sky Water

polyester satins and crepes
overdyed black,
hand sewn and quilted



1987


number fifty eight

Life's Illusions

Colour Xerox on paper,
thread, acrylic on cotton and on artist's canvas

Stitched

1995

Number Fifty seven

Friday, March 28, 2008

Love's Illusions

Colour Xerox, thread
watercolour on paper,
acrylic on cotton

1995

fifty six

Friday, February 29, 2008

string quilt

cotton,poly cotton
flip and stitch
utility quilt







number fifty five

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

She Sees Herself as Warm

Velvet Journal series
velvet, taffeta, journal and magazine papers
english paper pieced by hand

reverse side

number fifty four

Friday, January 04, 2008

Sleeping Giant

cottons and polyester blends
hand pieced and hand quilted

I made this quilt when we lived in Thunder Bay. The sleeping giant is the name of a penninsula that stretches out into Lake Superior.


1982



fifty three