Land Escapes Art Show

Saturday, March 24 from 6:00 to 9:00 is the opening of Land Escapes, a show I am doing with Abira Ali at SPACE – South Pasadena Art Center. The description of the show from the gallery’s website:
Land Escapes features the work of Los Angeles artists Abira Ali and Kathleen Coyle. Originally conceived by Joan Weinzettle [...]

Lace

Lace is an art piece I made this summer for the Anarchy Show at Post Gallery.
The scenery depicted is inspired by Los Angeles streets lined with palm trees and the heavy sound of helicopters overhead. Reminding me of the pervasive watchful eye of authority. Creating a textile full of holes illustrates the idea of what [...]

babette blanket revived

During spring cleaning I uncovered a wip, Babette Blanket by Kathy Merrick, that had started with so much promise, and now TWO YEARS later, it was still languishing at the bottom of a basket.

In the last couple of days I sewed sections 1 – 6 together and finished crocheting section 7.
As incentive, I decided it [...]

textile show

xoKat

scarf!

I think this is the 8th scarf I’ve made from this GREAT book…
I’m not sure of the title, but 50 is in there and I counted 50 patterns.
ISBN978-4-579-11264-7
I bought my copy at the Kinokuniya Bookstore, but it’s listed here on amazon japan.

The scarf on the right is the pattern I used for the red one [...]

sunday scarf

Started a while ago….December maybe, cutting through old sweaters and zig zagging them on the sewing machine…hmm, not enough for a scarf for me…must embellish!
Filet crochet added…yarn Knit Picks Shadows Lace and Eco Butterfly organic cotton
Embroidery done with various yarns, some from knitsquirrel etsy

freeform

happy valentines day

These are the amigurumi toys I made for my son for Valentines Day. He named them Popsicle Rainbow Elephant and Popsicle Rainbow Mousey, best friends 4-ever! Popsicle Rainbow is a good way to describe the yarn (Cherry Tree Hill Sockittome).

The mouse pattern is from Clover. It’s a free pdf download.
And the elephant is from [...]

scarf, process

grey
red
mohair
wool
crochet
stitches
scarf
black
t shirt

grey weather
white goose
grey water
fairy tale
nursery rhyme
park
black gate

skinny legs
big hair
leaning
water falling

my attempt at writing about process
~
kat

hand embroidery network

Interview with me…at the Hand Embroidery Network (HEN) blog!
here’s what I’m working on now….i hope to watch it grow….

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