Artwork by Karen Johnson

Variations on a Grid #2 Paper

Variations on a Grid #2 Paper

26.5" X 41.5" ©2019


Statement: My first "Variations on a Grid" was inspired by a tile wall hanging I saw in Oaxaca. While working on it, I thought - "Wow, I could do a second version using the hand made paper I bought in Oaxaca." The natural fibres and colours used to create the hand made paper are reflected in the stamping and stitching on the 'tiles'. The linen background was a beautiful complement to the textures of the paper.

Materials/Techniques: Hand made paper, tulle, linen, cotton batting and backing, machine stitched and quilted, stamping, hand stitching.

Pacific Northwest Quilting and FiberArt Festival 2018 - Abstract


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