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Gyre
2017
silk charmeuse, silk broadcloth; pieced, 
appliqued and machine quilted, hand beaded
Patience of Women
Technique -Silk crepe, ombre discharge,
over-dyed with fiber reactive dye, Thermofax screen print
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Periwinkle
2017
Japanese shaped resist on crinkle silk.
Clouds
2017
Deconstructed screen print on silk noil.
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Smog
2017
Deconstructed screen print, discharged& over-dyed; linen.
An eerie view of the sun through a polluted sky.
Shipwreck
2017
Thermofax screen printing on over-dyed silk chiffon
The shipwreck image is one I keep coming back to in my work. 
It is a metaphor for this poor dear planet and what we are doing to it.
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Ancient Dreams
Technique- Silk Broad Cloth, Deconstructed screen print,
over-dyed.
Haiku in Cloth # 3
Technique - Linen, shibori sampler, fiber reactive dyes
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Haiku in Cloth # 2 
Technique - Cotton sateen, clamp resist shibori,
stitch resist shibori, fiber reactive dye
Haiku in Cloth #1
Technique - Silk organza, clamp resist shibori with fiber reactive dye
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Autumn Approaches
2014
Clamp resist shibori, degummed silk organza
Bojagi piecing
Agostina's Eyes
2014
Hand-dyed and printed silk cotton, Machine quilted

Commemorates the failed romance between
Vincent Van Gogh and Agostina Segatori
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Allein auf der Welt
2015
Deconstructed silk screen printing on hand woven linen
(Linen woven by Käthe Weber in der Nähe von Bremen Germany, 1947)

"Ich bin auf der Welt zu allein und doch nicht allein genug." - Rainer Maria Rilke

Channeling Sonia
2016
Deconstructed screen print on Tussah Silk
Lined with clamp-resisted silk crepe

Inspired by Sonia Delaunay & her method of designing
the fabric and garment at the same time,
which she termed simultane'.

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Gentleness
Technique - silk doupioni, deconstructed screen print,
over-dyed, Thermofax screen,
polymer clay beads by Gary Gaubatz 

Joy
Technique- Silk habutai, acid dyes 

Inspired by the poetry of Kyndall Rae Rothaus

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The Hotel in My Heart
Technique- Silk organza, silk doupioni, stitch resist discharge
and over-dye, free motion machine embroidery,
Thermofax screen print 

Inspired by the poetry of Kim Hyesoon

Frostfire
2012
silk crepe, flour paste resist; thickened dye

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No Exit
2011
silk doupioni; deconstructed screen printing; over-dyed

Risk
Technique- Silk noil, Deconstructed silk screen 

Inspired by the poem by Anais Nin second attribution

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Inevitable
2013
Viscose rayon challis, Thiox discharge, over-dyed
Dark Dreams of a Tarnished World
2011
silk doupioni, deconstructed screen printing; over-dyed
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Water Lilies
2013
cotton silk, silk organza,digital printing, deconstructed screen printing, Thermofax printing with degumming paste; channel quilted
Jugs
Degummed silk organza layered over silk habutai
that was painted with thickened dye
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Burned out Store #1
Technique: Thermofax screen print of charcoal sketch
on silk noil, over-dyed
Conserve Water
Technique: Silk noil, deconstructed screen print, over-dyed
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Walls
techniques: deconstructed screen printing on linen overlaid
with degummed silk organza, hand embroidered
Burned Out Store #2
Technique : Collaged hand-dyed silk organza, channel quilted
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Invincible Warrior
Techniques: deconstructed screen printing on silk doupioni,
over-dyed, machine quilted, beaded
Windows
Technique: Degummed silk organza, over-dyed
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Doors
Technique: Mokume shibori, dye painted, machine quilted silk broad cloth (center panels took 100 hours to complete):
side panels: hand-dyed textured silk
From a Distance
2007
silk charmeuse; rusted, buried & dyed underground;
hand-quilted
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Rust Series No. 3
2007
3 ply silk,
rusted, buried & dyed undergound
Shipwreck
2007 
silk gazar; rusted,Thermofax screen printed
with degumming paste, over-dyed

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Rusted Memories
2007
silk organza and digitally printed silk habutai;
degumming, over-dyeing
My Life in Camels
2007
silk organza, silk habutai; degumming, 
digital printing; over-dyed.

Some of the most important moments
of my life have included a camel.
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The Bridge
2010
silk charmeuse; deconstructed screen printing, over-dyed; channel quilted, beaded
The Pick Axe
2008; 
silk doupioni; Thermofax screen printed, over-dyed; raw edge applique'; channel quilted,beaded, horn and stone buttons

Inspired by a Rumi poem; verse printed on the lining
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Hundertwasser's Holiday
2010
silk broadcloth; Thermofax screen printed; 
painted with thickened dye; quilted
Earth Mantle
2006
slashed unbleached denim, silk organza; printed with degumming paste; hand stitched; drift wood buttons
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Butterfly Coat
2007
silk organza
hand painted with thickened dye
The Burden
2006
silk doupioni & silk organza; 
itajime shibori dyed, Thermofax screen printed; 
machine quilted, hand stitching

For those without forgiveness, the past is a burden.
For those without love, the present is a burden.
For those without hope, the future is a burden.

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Caryl Gaubatz

Barnacle Jacket
2004
silk doupioni shell and lining; hand dyed silk organza overlay, appliqued organza "barnacles"
Isaiah 40:31
2001
pima cotton, painted with thickened dye; machine quilted

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The Dancing Coat
1999
Kona cotton; printed, over-dyed, discharged, stamped; quilted, embellished; reversible.
Inspired by a Koryak Dancing Coat . The original garment was thought to have belonged to a shaman; it was decorated with bone ornaments which may have represented a star map.
http://www.mnh.si.edu/arctic/features/croads/koryak.html
The constellations represented on my coat were visible in the night sky above my house.
Iris by Night
2002
commercial cotton batik fabric
bias edge applique';
quilted, beaded.

Bernina Fashion Show, Houston, Texas

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