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Fiber Wall Hanging

Created by Cindy Grisdela
"Sailing" is an exploration of neutral color and line. Putting colors together intuitively, the artist use fabric the way a painter might use paint to engage viewers from a distance, yet invite a closer look. Stitching lines that echo the shapes add texture using variegated thread, plus spirals and squares in the interior areas. Mounted on cradled wood with a wire on the back for easy hanging.

Grisdela creates all her work in her studio overlooking a lake in Reston, VA. Each wall hanging is quilted individually using her domestic home sewing machine. The designs are stitched freehand, with no marking ahead of time and no computer program, just the artist drawing the designs in her head with the machine's needle and thread.

Each piece has the artist's signature stitched into the front in an unobtrusive spot.

Avoid hanging in direct sunlight. To remove dust, brush lightly with a lint roller.