lines and colors: Cayce Zavaglia creates her portraits in a novel variation on the time honored traditions of tapestry, using crewel embroidery wool in a method in which the direction of the threads are not blended into a uniform pattern, but given direction within the creation of the form — like brushstrokes, producing a much more “painterly” (“threaderly”?) surface.

lines and colors: Cayce Zavaglia creates her portraits in a novel variation on the time honored traditions of tapestry, using crewel embroidery wool in a method in which the direction of the threads are not blended into a uniform pattern, but given direction within the creation of the form — like brushstrokes, producing a much more “painterly” (“threaderly”?) surface.

Fiber art by Joetta Maue, "Waking with you?" 2010, hand embroidered, appliquéd and painted reappropriated linen and queen size bed (Akira Suwa, photographer) FiberPhiladelphia

Rosie James textile designer - I admire her highly textural, embroidered juxtapositions and the variety of colour tones, layers of imagery and patterns. An intriguing, complimentary contrast is evoked.

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