KAREN JOHNSON

Fibre Artist

Woven Medley

22” X 21.5”

2014

Statement: An exploration of layers – woven fabric strips inspired by my rust dyed fabrics, embroidery stitches learned as a child, tulle overlays creating more depth, quilting for more texture, couched lace with the blue and pink from my grandfather’s country store and the final topping – a variety of beautiful embellishments.

Materials/Techniques: Rust dyeing, torn fabric strips woven, then fused, hand dyed and commercial thread, hand embroidery, tulle overlays, machine quilted, couched, beaded and embellished .

Honorable Mention – Fiber Art 2014 LaConnor Quilt and Fiber Art Festival

Woven Medley - detail

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