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Bliss in Chaos

This piece is entirely dry needle felted. Based on a “spontaneous sketch” that I did – a random agglomeration of lines that gave birth to this contemplative little dude sitting … Continue reading

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Coral reef

Hand embroidered piece worked in restricted palette and restricted number of stitches. This was a contemplative piece on coral reefs and their rapid extinction on the planet due to the … Continue reading

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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. ©MavKühn 2017

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Decorative bird

Hand-stitched, freestyle bird based on a Peruvian ceramic design, using some Crewel Work techniques. ©MavKühn 2017

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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. ©Mav Kühn 2017

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