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Shouting dada face

This was a great piece to work – wonderful colours and textures! It was worked in dry needle felting technique with plenty of bead and hand-embroidered embellishments. The concept is … Continue reading

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Revelation

This piece took months to finish, partly because it was an emerging piece and the first of its kind in my portfolio. It is worked in dry needle felting technique … Continue reading

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Peacock feathers

Peacock feathers using inverse applique (hand sewn) and rayon thread (machine sewn). ©Mav Kühn 2017

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The Gemini project

This piece was worked using multiple techniques (dry felting, embroidery, seed beading, crochet, applique). It was created as a 40th birthday present for my best pal, who is a Gemini. … Continue reading

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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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