I believe in the HEALING energy of COLOR. I also believe that my technical ability to work with fabric and thread is a gift. Inspiration comes from the MUSE who guides the use of color energy and shimmering threads of illumination, as each piece evolves. COMMISSIONS are welcomed! I am happy to customize a design to reflect your preferences. Please feel free to contact me to discuss your special requests .
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18"H X 20"W
The color palette was selected for its visual appeal and healing energy. Turquoise offers excellent protection on all levels of being. In the past, they used it on shields to ward off weapons. Protection. Helps one feel the connection between sky and earth. Red inspires the Life force and strong will. Having this color around you will increase your energy and power. It will also challenge you to temper your actions with thought.
After studying the color selection and auditioning fabrics and threads, a stencil was cut with the name 'LaMacchia'. This stencil was used to paint the design onto creme colored Ultrasuede fabric. Once the paint was set, the stitching began layering the fabrics into a 'quilt'. Next, the layers were attached to the background leather which was selected for its texture, color, weight, and relativity to the American Indian theme of the piece.