Introducing this series of hand embroidered patches! I got on this kick recently and it has been so much fun.
My July freestyle embroidery class is now open for registration! Don’t wait to sign up. Spaces fill up fast!
“Craft creates a caring world by…” That was the prompt for submitting this video for Baltimore Craft Week. So here’s my 30-second answer!
As I watched the riot on TV, I sketched to keep my hands busy. I was thinking about how fragile our institutions are, how democracy requires everyone to agree on the legitimacy of the system. I was thinking of forms like Greek columns breaking apart, tumbling, leaning, becoming thin and unstable and shot through with a blood-red lighting strike.
This quilt is such a celebration of light and color, I decided to name her Aurora, which has a double meaning, both for “dawn” and the Aurora Borealis.