Textile Texture

I love the rich autumn tone that comes out of this piece; it could smell of sweet earth and mossy pathways through a dappled forest.     I always saw quilts as functional art,  and while you don't want the dog having her puppies on them,  I love...

As you sit in the cafe, just a step away from the river of humanity but a world away at your little table with a perfect taza of biting and sweet espresso, you are refreshed. As you fall farther from the concerns of the pull...

" The purl of the water shimmered on the great mammals tail as it slipped into the crystal blue symphony of blue" I am a water baby. Anytime I can put my toes in water I will. This piece was inspired by my longing to find a...

Of course I smell the perfume of warm apple pie sewn into the seams of this functional fancy; but there is more. Grandmothers show up with a core of black steely resolve to hold the loose ends of the family within the reach of Love. She...

When asked to create some pieces for the Museum of Modern Art in Austin, Texas for an installation celebrating the genre of Blues music; this is what came forth. "I felt these pieces before I even touched the fabric. When I listen to the Blues ,...

Spring chickens. If you can imagine filling this apron with fresh eggs, walking back to your kitchen and making that sumptuous quiche you been jonesy-ing for all week I fed the chickens every morning on the farm before I caught the big yellow bus. Once I waited...

A darling little form fitting yellow A line with a flounce for Barbie was the first thing I ever sewed. She HAD to have it! There were these yellow pumps that needed a 'something'. Ever since then I have been cutting up perfectly good pieces of...

In honor of Spring, I bring you April in an apron. I smell lemon cake served on floral china and can hear the cackling laughter of girls in a garden. Put a flower in your hair, set the table and invite the girls over to celebrate a...