JOYEUX

JOYEUX







JOYEUX (2007) 100x150cm
Machine-pieced from commercial and hand-dyed fabrics, including Japanese Obi brocades, then machine-quilted and hand-embroidered with gold thread and antique beads, with cotton batting and backing
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JOYEUX
developed from a study of the use of strong tonal contrast in art-quilts. The hues used are yellows and browns with a tonal-range from palest yellow to black. Many dazzling gold and silver brocades are also placed alongside dark colours, to emphasize their shine. For me, brightness, shine, indeed light itself, is a symbol of indwelling Spirit.



















detail JOYEUX







The piece, a log-cabin block pattern, was machine-pieced from commercial and hand-dyed fabrics, including Japanese Obi brocades, then machine-quilted and hand-embroidered with gold thread and antique beads, with cotton batting and backing.

Title: JOYEUX Size: 100x150cm Sold