Japan

Stepping Stones 2017 57" x 67" Imagine a walk in a night time garden in Japan, a distant view of Mt Fuji and the full moon in the distance.
Stepping Stones 2017 57″ x 67″ Imagine a walk in a night time garden in Japan, a distant view of Mt Fuji and the full moon in the distance.
Cho Cho San - Madam Butterfly 2016 26 x 36 Hoffman Fabric Challenge entry 2016
Cho Cho San – Madam Butterfly 2016
26 x 36
Hoffman Fabric Challenge entry 2016
Haru - Spring 2016<br /> 33 x 52<br /> Center is obi fabric surrounded by kimono silks, outer border cotton with machine stitched sashiko patterns
Haru – Spring 2016

33 x 52

Center is obi fabric surrounded by kimono silks, outer border cotton with machine stitched sashiko patterns

Matsuri 2018 55 x 72 Cotton Yukata fabrics, celebration of O Bon in Kyoto
Matsuri 2018
55 x 72
Cotton Yukata fabrics, celebration of O Bon in Kyoto
Hanabi 2018 36 x 40 Hand dyed indigo with sashiko stitching
Hanabi 2018
36 x 40
Hand dyed indigo with sashiko stitching
Sashiko 2016 27.5 x 29.5 Traditional sashiko pattern surrounded by vintage indigo kauri and irate fabric
Sashiko 2016
27.5 x 29.5
Traditional sashiko pattern surrounded by vintage indigo kauri and irate fabric
Enso - Zen Circle 2018 14.5 x 33.5 Boro style quilt using vintage Japanese kauri, irate and indigo fabric
Enso – Zen Circle 2018
14.5 x 33.5
Boro style quilt using vintage Japanese kauri, irate and indigo fabric
Tsukimi - Moon Viewing 2018 15.5 x 27 Hand dyed indigo cotton using shibori techniques, big stitch quilting
Tsukimi – Moon Viewing 2018
15.5 x 27
Hand dyed indigo cotton using shibori techniques, big stitch quilting
Rhode Island Sashiko 2014 27 x 38 Original design inspired by Japanese crest and traditional sashiko stitching patterns from Japan. Pattern available on Etsy
Rhode Island Sashiko 2014
27 x 38
Original design inspired by Japanese crest and traditional sashiko stitching patterns from Japan. Pattern available on Etsy
Massachusetts Sashiko 2016 37 x 53 Original design of Massachusetts symbols stitched in Japanese sashiko style, Pattern available on Etsy
Massachusetts Sashiko 2016
37 x 53
Original design of Massachusetts symbols stitched in Japanese sashiko style, Pattern available on Etsy
Hana, Mizu, Cho cho (Flower, Water, Butterfly) 2015 29.5 x 28 Japanese fabric enhanced with sashiko stitching, trapunto and machine quilting
Hana, Mizu, Cho cho (Flower, Water, Butterfly) 2015
29.5 x 28
Japanese fabric enhanced with sashiko stitching, trapunto and machine quilting
Hope is the Thing with Butterfly Wings 2006 42 x 39
Hope is the Thing with Butterfly Wings 2006
42 x 39
Entry in the Cabin Branch Quilters Guild Challenge in which you had to take a quote, change it somehow, and put it into your quilt. I took a line from an Emily Dickinson poem, “Hope is the thing with feathers, which perches in your soul.” and changed it to read, “Hope is the thing with butterfly wings.”