Texture – Rising to the Occasion Posted on July 29, 2018 1:37 pm by HeleneKnott These quilts all employ some sort of dimensional texture Stumpwork Sea Anemones - 3-D tentacles made from beads and dimensional hand embroideryHand appliqued Mola embellished with buttons and shells and shell fringe; tufted embroidery stitches and tasselsWool Applique adorned with a variety of hand embroidery stitches.Stumpwork Sea Anemones on hand-dyed canvas - beads and dimensional embroideryTide Pool quilt - Stumpwork 'Sea Anemones' made from beads and dimensional embroidery stitchesWindswept Tree- trees and shrubbery created with a confetti technique.Winter Feast - a Nature Scroll featuring fussy cut birds feasting on winter berries made from wooden beads.A 'symphony' of buttons and rings. Each line of buttons or rings symbolizes an instrument playing in a musical composition.Maplewood - a Garden Windows Nature Scroll. Maple Samaras (seed casings) made from painted and inked 400 lb. Watercolor paper with a 3-D maple leaf embellishment at bottom right of the panel.Art Journal Quilt - fabric strips machine embroidered over striped fabric embellished with beaded fringe.Shell Dreams #1. A woven textures panel embellished with seashells and pebbles and textured quiltingPagoda - Art 'tiles' embellished with buttons and beaded fringe; tiles attached to each other with bead spacers.3-D fabric PebblesYellowstone Lake - tree constructed from machine made needle lace.Winter Falls - waterfall embellished with decorative eyelash yarn couched in place with ends allowed to hang freely.Sunrise on the Marsh - marsh grasses created from fringes strips of fabric salvaged and trimmed from washed and dried yardage.Sekhet-a-ra - Egyptian funerary mask padded applique, hair made from shredded cord. Side panel of overlapping pleated fabric.Mourning Sun - Embellished with beads, artifacts, coins, and horsehair tassels. Tears made from brass chain.