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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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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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Shadow flower

Machine sewn using applique and organza to create a shadow effect and hand-embellished with seed beads and French Knots. ©MavKühn 2017

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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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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

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