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Lynne Brotman's Blog (3)

She's Come Undone Art Quilt

I have been working away on this particular quilt for some time, and at last, it's finished. As you can see from the photo. This woman is coming "apart at the seams", pun intended. She has her hands across her chest to try to hold herself together but can't seem to do it. The lines running down the front of her are static - stop and start and uneven. I threaded my machine needle with two threads so they would bunch up and resemble nerves.





She suffers from depression and anxiety,… Continue

Added by Lynne Brotman on July 29, 2010 at 12:52pm — 3 Comments

Puzzle Quilts

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Added by Lynne Brotman on June 11, 2010 at 6:10pm — No Comments

Quilting From the Gut: Quilter's as Activists

Wow, I spent the whole Memorial Day weekend quilting in the studio - like "quilting on steroids". I finally came up for air, and my family still recognizes me! I primarily focus on art quilt design that depicts social injustice, political dissent, spiritual awakening, healing quilts, and personal experiences (something I call personal mapping(tm). Believe me, there's a lot of good material out there to comment on. I don't have any trouble finding… Continue

Added by Lynne Brotman on June 1, 2010 at 11:25am — 3 Comments

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