Emotional Landscape
       
     
Rise Up
       
     
Shattered
       
     
Best Laid Plans
       
     
Say a Little Prayer for Me
       
     
Psalm 23
       
     
Falling
       
     
Thirteen Moons Since I Last saw You
       
     
Man in the Moon
       
     
Morning Has Broken
       
     
Emotional Landscape
       
     
Emotional Landscape

2018. 60”x63”. Machine pieced and quilted with over 200 words for emotions.

In 2011, my son David died of an accidental drug overdose. He was 26 years old. Our loss of him was the impetus for my turn to quilting. This gallery shows the quilts that I have made using my grief as a theme and his clothing as my medium.

Rise Up
       
     
Rise Up

2017. 52” x 76”. Made with David’s clothing and Japanese kimono silk. Machine pieced and quilted.

Shattered
       
     
Shattered

2016. 40” x 40”. Made with David’s clothing. Machine pieced and quilted.

Best Laid Plans
       
     
Best Laid Plans

2015. Made with David’s clothing. Machine pieced and hand appliquéd. Machine quilted and hand embroidered.

Say a Little Prayer for Me
       
     
Say a Little Prayer for Me

2015. Made with David’s clothing. Machine pieced and quilted.

Psalm 23
       
     
Psalm 23

2015. 26” x 30”. Made with one of David’s T-shirts. Machine quilted with the words of Psalm 23 The Lord is My Shepherd..

Falling
       
     
Falling

2014. Made with David’s clothing. Machine pieced and quilted. Maple leaves are paper pieced silk from ties.

Thirteen Moons Since I Last saw You
       
     
Thirteen Moons Since I Last saw You

2012. Made with David’s clothing. Based on a design by Jennifer Sampou. Machine pieced and quilted. Raw edge appliqué.

Man in the Moon
       
     
Man in the Moon

2012. Made with David’s clothing. Machine pieced and quilted.

Morning Has Broken
       
     
Morning Has Broken

2013. Made with David’s clothing. Machine pieced and quilted.