I FELT A CONNECTION
2017 | 40” X 40” | men’s shirts, cotton t-shirt knit, commercial and vintage fabric scraps, painted cotton, walnut-dyed cotton, cotton embroidery floss, cotton string, and canvas batting | machine pieced, hand appliquéd, hand quilted with running and couching stitch
Bits of a wide variety of cloth and threads are stitched and couched in stabilized twists and tangles outlining eight pointed stars. In this traditional block arrangement, star points reach outward from center and predictably find another. A repetitive pattern is visually comforting.