Kinchaku Series III: Review

Kinchaku Series III: Review

This series was a response to the SAQA Oregon Regional conference 2016's call for 3-Dimensional artwork. Their definition includes a requirement of at least three layers to the work. While my previous Series I and Series…

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Kinchaku Series III

Kinchaku Series III

Kinchaku Series III was designed to meet the call put forth by the SAQA Oregon Regional Conference for Three-dimensional quilted artwork. I wanted to create a series of kinchaku that included more layers than my previous…

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Kinchaku Series I: Review

Kinchaku Series I: Review

This was my first kinchaku series. In the past, I've created single kinchaku for specific purposes, such as my Lazy Kate Kinchaku. My intention in this sereis wa s to create a set of kinchaku that…

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American Village II: Review

American Village II: Review

In American Village II, I was aiming to capture the view from one of the highways I regularly travel. I wanted to capture the dichotomy of the residential and school yard space that's surrounded there by…

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Kinchaku Series II

Kinchaku Series II

I loved working on Kinchaku Series I, so I decided to start another. Kinchaku Series II is all about pushing my design skills a little further. In this series, I increased the complexity of my designs…

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Kinchaku Series I

Kinchaku Series I

Kinchaku are drawstring bags originally designed in Ancient Japan to hold money and later small personal items. While I've made many for specific uses, like the kinchaku I made for the Hand-fasting cord I created for…

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American Village II

American Village II

This piece pushed my skills a lot. Perspective is one of those drawing techniques I understand intellectually, but somehow I find it really tough to incorporate into my quilting. My drawing skills are rudimentary, which I…

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Tree And Rock III

Tree and Rock III

I set out to complete my Tree and Rock Triptic with this piece. My aim was to explore the third phase of life in Tree and Rock III. I chose to be more distinct with my…

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