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In my quilt drawing series I honor my love of drawing and painting.  Lines reminiscent of landscape and figure are embroidered, pieced and composed within frameworks ranging from open white spaces to complex color fields.  The rich visual language of these lines and markings is influenced and restrained by the power of simplicity.  Hand quilting is of great importance in my work because it is equivalent to the act of drawing.  While the placements of fabric are composed geometrically, the quilting done on top is a loose, spontaneous act.  My hand responds to the shapes in the cloth, creating a loose rhythm of shadow line that is simple, clear and meditative.

Click here to view Daphne’s quilts.



Craftonelm.com  – 8/26/17

Daphne’s Thread drawing is being featured in CRAFT Gallery’s “Touch of Gold”! Click here for details.

TextileArtist.org  – 11/1/15

Read about Daphne’s influences and her creative process in this interview with TextileArtist.org

Blue Door Gallery – 3/18/15

The Manhattan Quilters Guild is coming to The Blue Door Gallery in Yonkers, NY on March 21. Daphne’s works will be on display along with those of 11 others. Come celebrate the beginning of spring with some of Manhattan’s finest quilters!




Daphne has had the opportunity to participate in these exhibitions, and many others. For a complete list, view her CV.

Quilt National
Manhattan Quilters Guild
Reynolds Fine Art