Handpieced and handquilted, expressing my love of textiles and mythology
Sophia - The ancient principle of female wisdom.
Bird Maiden - From the tradition of animal bride/animal groom tales wherein a human man captures a bird or a seal or some wild creature and makes her his wife, there is a child (symbol of the union of wild and domestic) but then the man breaks his promise to the woman/creature and she disappears back into the wild. The reverse of this quilt shows only 2 red hands.
Under My Wings - (All Things Prosper) She shelters us all between indigo sky and violet earth.
The Good Shepherd - Two sided
Dreamhunter - The Night-Sea journey
Annunciation - Our Transitions and Transformations
Annunciation - detail
Woman with no Mouth
Making Waves - Hecate, Triple Goddess, goddess of the crossroads.
Mistress of the Animals - After a 6th century Etruscan ceramic.
Self Portrait as Spider Woman - Navajo creation goddess, small and quiet and unnoticed in corners, spinner and weaver and teacher.
Ceremonial Textile (In two parts)
My Ancestress Danced (the World Into Being) - Eve and the dance of the dark earth, creating.
Icon - Around the edge, on the blue ribbon, are all the words found in the dictionary which begin w 'icon'.
Three Goddesses Impervious to Desire
Woman in Search of Her Soul
Three Marys - From a poem by Rimbaud (Three Marys on Translucent Feet) and the biblical three Marys.
Learning to Sing in the Dark
On the Other Hand
In the Night Garden
Reverse of In the Night Garden
A Cure for the Blues
Moon Bear - Donated to an animal rescue organization to use for a fundraiser
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