Fibonacci CurveI created this piece inspired by the discovery that Fibonacci made; that most creations of nature have this curve intrinsic to their construction. The multiples are created by adding the length of the last 2 dimensions together for the next. An obvious reference is a spiral of a sea shell, but if you look closely, you can find evidence of this design very frequently in the natural world.
Once I created the blocks the notion of a bird on top of a head came to me (the mind is a wondrous thing!) and thus "BirdBrain" was birthed. This quilt is 39" wide by 24 " tall.
|Detail of the hand which was sketched with free motion stitchery from one piece of cloth. The illusion of depth in the palm was created with ink.|
|detail of face created with hand embroidery as well as free motion stitchery. the face (as well as the entire curve is embellished with beads.|
|detail of the brain created with hand embroidery and embellished with sparkly beads, because; despite feeling like a bird brain most of the time, my brain is always firing with new ideas!|
|detail of the bird's feathers created with hand embroidery.|