Mav Kuhn

Creativity Coach, Writer, Artist & Translator

Bleeding hills

This figure represents Everywoman, hence the darkened, anonymous face. She is also Goddess, her menstrual blood bringing fertility to the fields, her legs akimbo forming the mountain range. This piece … Continue reading

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Waxing moon

Dry needle felted using hand-spun yarn for the branches. Inspired by lunar meditations.

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Decorative bird

Hand-stitched, freestyle bird based on a Peruvian ceramic design, using some Crewel Work techniques.

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Two Navajo Yei embroideries

Both pieces are worked in cross-stitch, based on drawings of Navajo sand paintings. Both pieces were sold and both were lost – one to a house fire and one to … Continue reading

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Clown fish

Machine sewn and hand-embellished. Worked on wadding with an overlay of organza.

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Shadow flower

Machine sewn using applique and organza to create a shadow effect and hand-embellished with seed beads and French Knots.

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An abstract of Planet Earth

Hand-stitched abstract of planet Earth using Picot and French Knot stitches. This work was a meditation on the state of our planet with its habitable and less habitable areas, with … Continue reading

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