Category Archives: Mother

Summer Seashells II

Today is part 2 of guest posting from my mom, Laura, about her new original work Summer Seashells!!! Finito, finished and done. This project occupied the major portion of time for a couple of years.  I did a majority of the … Continue reading

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Summer Seashells I

Today I am excited to present a guest post from my mom, Laura, about her creative process for her original piece, Summer Seashells. Next week, y’all will get to see the finished piece! I love the beach, I adore long sandy … Continue reading

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Chinese Temple Embroidery 3: Extreme Sculpture

This post is contributed by my mother Laura, who spent the summer in Taiwan. Extreme sculptural 3D effects are common in the tapestries. The dragons especially seem about to leap from the surface and fly free. Those silver spiral horns … Continue reading

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Chinese Temple Embroidery 2: Still in Tainan

This post is contributed by my mother Laura, who spent the summer in Taiwan. Although some few elements are sewn by foot powered sewing machines (no electricity)  the amazing sculptural elements can only be done by hand. The artisans work … Continue reading

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Chinese Temple Embroidery 1: Tainan

This post is contributed by my mother Laura, who spent the summer in Taiwan. Tainan, Taiwan is famous for its many, many temples. With that many temples filled with statues of deities in need of costumes, walls in need of … Continue reading

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Tide Pool

This is a guest post from my mother, Laura! During the course Sumptuous Surfaces, given by Sharon B at PinTangle, I chose a beach theme and designed two projects. Both designs feature hands at the beach.  The first project had … Continue reading

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The Big Green: FINISHED

Guest post from my mom, Laura! The Big Green is a finished, finito, complete, Done Deal!  Final dimensions: 5 ft. x 3 ft (1.52 m x 0.91 m). Let me tell you, this has been quite a project. The prototype doily … Continue reading

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