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fiberart, thread drawing, figure, bird headed women, ruff, birds


"Ruff Gal's Army , 2021, is a fiber piece that features freehand machine stitching and painting. The Ruff women and the Queenfisher are freehand machine stitched on organza that is then appliquéd and reinforced stitch on to vintage barkcloth fabric. The barn owl and grackle are also freehand machine-stiched with color threads ( along with the queenfisher head) on organic cotton that is also appliquéd and reinforced stitched onto the barkcloth. Two Ginko leaves are stitched on felt and stitched onto the barkcloth. The Final piece is stretched onto a 27" X 18" oval wooden, vintage embroidery hoop.