PortfolioFiber Arts
Works derived from quilting, rug making, and the needle arts. 
 
Exploring these art forms for adaptation to new uses or another style intrigues me.  For instance, there are several textiles in this category I fondly call frazzlin' appliques.  My mom used the word frazzlin' to indicate a small frayed snippet of fabric.  Here, frazzling scrapes of fabric - saved over decades as too interesting to toss out - are combined to describe familiar landscapes.  Quilting, my original form of creative play, adapts to both pictorial and abstract applications.
 
The word frazzle is distantly related to the word fringe.  The fringe is the end of the carpet or other textile where the fibers come apart into individual strands. This leads to the next group of works,  hand knotted carpets. 
 


CARBON CARBON
CARBON is the result of a Studio Art Quilt Associates...click here
MANHASSET BAYMANHASSET BAY
Manhasset Bay  |  2013  |  ~ 30 X 36 ...click here
MARCH TREESMARCH TREES
March Trees  |  2014  |  sold  |  textile collage  |...click here
WOODS COOL  WOODS COOL
Woods Cool  | 2014 | fabric and dye pens |...click here
FOREST FROSTFOREST FROST
Forest Frost  |  2014  |  8 X 10"  |  textile...click here
APRIL LIGHTAPRIL LIGHT
April Light  |  2014  |  sold  |  8 X 10...click here
PROVIDE OXYGENPROVIDE OXYGEN
Provide Oxygen  |  2014  |  16 X 20"  |  950.00...click here
SPRING GREENSPRING GREEN
Spring Green  |  2014  |  textile collage  |  8 X...click here
FRIENDSHIP SLOOPFRIENDSHIP SLOOP
Frazzlin' applique quilt  |  2008  |   ~20 X 20" ...click here
CAMPCAMP
Frazzlin' applique | 2005  |  5 X 7"  |  675.00   Sscrap...click here
ALONG OLD BOSTON NECKALONG OLD BOSTON NECK
Machine applique |  2011  |  9.5  X 12.5" | 2800.00 This...click here
KNIT SWIRLSKNIT SWIRLS
Reverse applique cotton knit quilt, 2009  |  24 X 40" ...click here
SOFT SHOESSOFT SHOES
Reverse applique with tee shirts,  2010  |  ~ 60 X...click here
NORTHERN SHORENORTHERN SHORE
Frazzlin’ applique collage,  2004  |  20 X 20”  |  2200.00 ...click here
NORTHERN FORESTNORTHERN FOREST
Frazzlin' applique on cotton,  2004  |   ~ 20 X...click here
KATRINA'S SHEDKATRINA'S SHED
Frazzlin’ appliqué  |  2005 |  20 X 20” | sold...click here
EAST BAYEAST BAY
Frazzlin' applique, 2000  |  ~ 9 X 14"  |  sold Sewing...click here
PURPLE AT SUNRISEPURPLE AT SUNRISE
Frazzlin' applique | machine sewn  |  2012  |  4 X...click here
DUTCH ISLAND AT SUNSETDUTCH ISLAND AT SUNSET
Frazzlin' applique,  2005  |  sold  |  18 X 22"  |   Dutch...click here
SUMMER ON DUTCH ISLANDSUMMER ON DUTCH ISLAND
Applique, machine sewn  |  2010  | 16 X 30"  | ...click here
SUMMER CIRCLESSUMMER CIRCLES
Quilt made from used denim,  2010  |  ~ 40 X...click here
BOUNTY OF THE SEABOUNTY OF THE SEA
Turkish carpet / artist's specifications,  2002  |  ~ 39 X...click here
FABRIC OF LIFEFABRIC OF LIFE
Recycled jeans etc. sewn and riveted,   2001  |  ~ 84...click here
IMAGINATIONIMAGINATION
Sun bleached used denim quilt, 2001  |  78 1/2 X...click here
9/11 FLAG9/11 FLAG
Mixed media fiber art  |  2001  |  ~ 60 X 40" ...click here
EARTH FIRSTEARTH FIRST
Hand knotted Carpet,  2000  |  edition limited to ten  | ...click here