In The Centre of the Body is the Soul

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In The Centre of the Body is the Soul
82 in
x
79 in
(208 cm x 201 cm)
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If it were possible to be completely intuitive with such a painstaking medium as hand embroidery, I would claim that this piece is. I trusted my thinking hands as they worked with archetypal shapes in the central medallion and through each of the borders. This self-portrait grew from the center. We who stitch are able to enter into a space separate from the rest of the world.
Materials
Cotton, embroidery floss, buttons, sequins, fabric paint
Techniques
Hand embroidered, hand pieced hand appliqu├ęd, machine pieced, hand quilted