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At 70, I am still a child at heart. I love the mystical, magical worlds of Fantasy, Faery, and Mythology__ which can all be seen in my work. After thirty-five years as a therapist at the U of Mn Med School's Program in Human Sexuality, I retired to a quiet life with my family of cats at my home on a lake in the rural countryside. I rediscovered a childhood love of fashion dolls and began a large collection that adorns my living room. I also reawakened my latent talent and lifelong passion for art and sewing__ I began creating the pictorial quilts, art quilts and fibre work in various techniques. I love experimenting with new ideas and like to incorporate some of my own photography, printed on fabric, in my art pieces. My dolls and cats appear in this way, appliqued into many of my works. My love of vivid color will be evident to anyone visiting my store. My mission in my art is to more deeply connect with Spirit, and to…

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  • Female
  • Born on March 16
  • Joined August 31, 2011

Favorite materials

Hand dyed cottons and silks, hand dyed velvets, photo prints on fabric as applique, dyed cheesecloth scrim, wool roving, tulle, angelina, fabric paint stiks, procion dyes, wax batik

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Karin's Fibre Fantasies and Vintage Finds

About

At 70, I am still a child at heart. I love the mystical, magical worlds of Fantasy, Faery, and Mythology__ which can all be seen in my work. After thirty-five years as a therapist at the U of Mn Med School's Program in Human Sexuality, I retired to a quiet life with my family of cats at my home on a lake in the rural countryside. I rediscovered a childhood love of fashion dolls and began a large collection that adorns my living room. I also reawakened my latent talent and lifelong passion for art and sewing__ I began creating the pictorial quilts, art quilts and fibre work in various techniques. I love experimenting with new ideas and like to incorporate some of my own photography, printed on fabric, in my art pieces. My dolls and cats appear in this way, appliqued into many of my works. My love of vivid color will be evident to anyone visiting my store. My mission in my art is to more deeply connect with Spirit, and to celebrate the Beauty and Creativity of Life. I hope you will visit my store often and join in my enthusiasm.

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