Martine House / Martine House - Fabric ArtI use embroidery, quilting, beading and various mixed-media techniques to achieve unique textures on my often-three dimensional pieces....
Valerie McGaughey's Gallery
Click thumbnails to view full-sized
Transformation A: Transformation A Wall Hanging.
This series is inspired by the circle or mandala.
Painted with dyes, appliquéd, hand dyed fabric, layered in organic drawings. Cotton, silk, appliqué, reverse appliqué, fiber reactive dyes, painting, printing, drawing
Dimensions: 24"H × 14"W
About this Gallery: This series is inspired by the circle or mandala which symbolizes wholeness. Each piece begins with white cotton and silk. Painted and immersed in dyes, the fabric is then cut into pieces and reassembled. Often appliqué and reverse appliqué are used. Many of the hand dyed fabrics are layered with organic drawings. The piece is then stitched, quilted and mounted on silk.