Fabric was my first love. I painted with dye on cotton, linen or viscose. From light weaves and sheers I moved to the other end of the weight spectrum and experimented with half- inch thick industrial wool felt, cutting shapes free-hand with a utility knife and re-assembling them as wall-hangings.
Dye painted linen shirts
Felt Floral IV; industrial wool felt, nylon gauze, floss, beads, bamboo rods, 20″ x 44″
Felt Floral V; industrial wool felt, silk taffeta, beads, wool yarn, bamboo rod, 27″ x 38″
Felt Floral III; industrial wool felt, silk taffeta, buttons, wool yarn, 18″ x 44″
Felt Floral I; industrial wool felt, nylon gauze backing and trim, buttons, beads, bamboo rod, 22″ x 65″