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Julie B. Booth

 

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Block Printed Figures

I created the fabrics for these figures by printing with my own hand-carved blocks. After the simple sewn shapes are stuffed, I further embellish the figures with hand appliqué, stitching and bead embroidery. Click on the images to enlarge.

Surely You Jest! #2

16" x 10" x 1.5"

Surely You Jest! #3

16" x 10" x 1.5"

Joie de Vivre #1

17" x 12" x 2"

Joie de Vivre #2

17" x 12" x 2"

Hour Glass Figure (side 1)

14" x 9" x 2"

Hour Glass Figure (side 2)

14" x 9" x 2"

Jacob's Ladder

66" x 9.25" x .25"

Jacob's Ladder (Detail)

Jacob's Ladder (Detail)

Solstice

22" x 9" x 2"

Evening Star

22" x 9" x 2"

Guardian of Inner Clarity

22" x 9" x 2"

Guardian of the Creative Fire

22" x 9" x 2"

Primitive

13" x 8.5" x .5"

Dragon Spirit #1

23" x 23" x 2"

Dragon Spirit #1 (Detail)

Dragon Spirit #2

23" x 23" x 2"

Nocturne

25" x 13" x 2.5"

Chroma

25" x 13" x 2.5"

Sister 1

29" x 15" x 3"

Sister 2

29" x 15" x 3"

Sister 3

24" x 8" x 3"

Selected small works