What the Heart Wants ~ “It’s Never Too Late to Be What You Might Have Been” ~ George Elliot
Eco” Printed Fabrics with Upcycled and Vintage Cloth
21 x 14 x 1”, framed to 22 x 15 x 2.25”
“Eco” (botanical) printed felted wool, upcycled, vintage and reproduction cloth in Mahogany floater frame.
The Secret Life of Leaves…
Does every leaf have a story?
My story is grounded in a Northern Minnesota life, growing up
With my sister just 2 cornfields away from the family farm.
I’ve learned that coincidences are not just that, and the importance of
The ever present beat of a nature filled childhood;
The smell of pumpkins on the porch,
Fall leaves and cornstalks drying in the sun,
Grandma’s stitching, needle, thread and cloth,
……are all part of a rhythm
Botanical (Eco) printing is an organic process of
Hunting and gathering leaves and “pre-loved” cloth;
Scouring, soaking, simmering and “slow stitch”
Sewing thread to cloth is a meditative way
I connect to the rhythmic flow of seasons in life and nature;
Always moving forward, yet aware of the promise
Of seeing it again.
“Eco” printing is my way of honoring a life worth living…….
“Siempre ~Adelante” ~ always forward