Friday, December 26, 2008

Target Practice


I made this 50 frame "flip book" for an intro to animation techniques class that I took in my sophomore year.

Sunday, December 21, 2008

Portside


My friend Rhonda left this in the kitchen closet when she moved to Chicago. It needs some repair, but she's a good ship.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Cornelia Forster






















Cornelia Forster (1906-1990) was a Swiss artist who worked in many medias, one of which was embroidery. "Toro Evangelista" pictured above can be found at the Wasserkirche (Water Church) in Z├╝rich.

Monday, December 15, 2008

Pink Ribbons






















I made this when my mother's best friend Joan Lee lost a tragic battle with lung cancer on December 15th, 2004. My mother died of the same just three years prior.

Saturday, December 13, 2008

Stitches and Fur


I made this when I first moved to Atlanta a year and a half ago.

Friday, December 12, 2008

Tamagotchi






















I found this amazing set of Tamagotchi plushies with my friend Ellen at a Salvation Army in Bloomfield, Connecticut many years ago. She also has a set of 4.

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Like It Or Not


Architecture in Helsinki - Like It Or Not from helsinkids on Vimeo.

My friend Elaine sent me a link to this stitched Architecture in Helsinki video a few months back. It still amazes me. The video was directed by Josh Logue at Mathematics in St Peters, Austrailia.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

The Tailors of Harrogate






















This is the second embroidery that I made when I was first teaching myself to sew.

Friday, December 5, 2008

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Sounds Butter

My friend Pia sent me a link to this amazing new media piece by the Sounds Butter Interactive Design Group. It combines both sewing and cassette tapes, two of my favorite things!