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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. ©MavKühn 2017 Advertisements

July 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

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

July 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Scottish coastal landscape

Hand-dyed fabric, machine stitched and hand-embroidered details. This piece was worked in remembrance of my time spent studying in Scotland. ©Mav Kühn 2017

July 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Rhododendrons

Hand-dyed fabric stitched onto felt, embellished with seed beads. This piece was stitched to welcome the birth of a friend’s child. ©Mav Kühn 2017

July 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

The fasting meat suit

It has been a year of seismic activity in my personal life and I feel the aftershocks still reverberating in my day to day life. “Let’s express this by the … Continue reading

September 27, 2016 · 2 Comments

Creativity – have the courage to live your authentic life!

I’m often asked, “What is creativity?” In answering, I usually say that creativity is about making something tangible that is intangible, essentially taking something from inside us (a thought, emotion, … Continue reading

August 14, 2016 · 2 Comments

A calling through grief – if not now, when?

This is going to be a much more vulnerable and personal post than I might usually write. I nearly decided not to write at all and to leave a gap … Continue reading

July 31, 2016 · 2 Comments