Asabone Dance

 

In Ghana the beat of drums symbolize the heartbeat of a community. Such is the power of drumming and dancing, to touch the souls of those who hear its rhythm. ‘Asabone’ in Ghana means wild dancing. In an African community, beating the drum gives one another a welcoming sense of belonging. 
It is a time to connect with each other, and be part of that...

 

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Asabone Dance

 

In Ghana the beat of drums symbolizes the heartbeat of a community. Such is the power of drumming and dancing, to touch the souls of those who hear its rhythm. ‘Asabone’ in Ghana means wild dancing. In an African community, beating the drum gives one another a welcoming sense of belonging. 
It is a time to connect with each other, and be part of that...

 

In Private Collection

 

Baobab Market

 

African women work so hard to keep their families together and attend to their needs, the women sell at local food markets, go to the river side daily, and are home in time to be mothers and prepare the evening meal. 

African women are very industrious people, and In African society, when you educate a man you lift an individual, but when you educate a...

 

Private collection

 

Nature's Splendor

 

Growing up in Ghana West Africa, we had lots of livestock that my dad loved to breed; there were chicken, duck, geese, pigs, sheep, goat, turkey, rabbit, guinea pig, and grass cutter. This made me develop a love for nature and animals, daddy also loved to cultivate the food for these creatures, so we always...

 

In Private Collection

 

LOVE

 

LOVE
Seahorses are fish that are covered with bony plates and not scales. Males are responsible for child bearing, they fertilize and carry eggs the female deposits into the males pouch, and he carries them to term. Once born, baby seahorses are on their own and they swim away.
 
Sea horses are found in the warm waters of the...

 

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The Grove

 

 The Grove

This is one of my very latest art works, this piece made its debut at the North West quilters 
Guild show run from the 12th to 14th of March 2010 at the Festival of Quilts Expo. 

This art work represents the sense of calm I find when I walk the outdoors, here in Oregon there are lots of scenes like this Grove. When...

 

In Private Collection

 

Color of Aspen

 

Color of Aspen
Aspen are the most widely distributed tree species in North America, ranging from Alaska to Newfoundland and down the Rocky Mountains to Mexico. Utah and Colorado are home to the largest portion of natural acreage of aspen in the World. 
They are the most visible of western North American hardwoods providing wildlife...

 

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Under The African Waters

 

Dimensions: 32W 271/2L
This quilt is my idea of under water water life. A lot of the fabrics I used came from African prints, using hand dyed batiks felt  so unleashing, plunging me into a water world of color. This quilt is glass beaded all over to give that illusion of bubbles which the fish blow while they breathe,  with lots of thread...

 

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Oh! What a wonderful world

 

This is my latest artwork, and again its an under water scene, I got my inspiration from a whole bunch of under water pictures I had been looking at.
 
It is amazing to discover that inside the ocean is a world of its own. There are fishes that fly, some that look like humans and animals, others look like insects, and I also realize that every thing on...

 

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Beautiful Nonsense

 

 Dimensions 341/2 L 53W
Beautiful Nonsense is the name of this latest art work which was a picture so stuck in my mind because I had watched so much of the oil spill in the Gulf on television. I thought of using some of the leak shots I had saved in an abstract fiber art work, and I decided to change things a little by...

 

In Private Collection

 

Selling the 'Original Masai' art piece

Its time to let go of a Big award winner, its open for sale on Etsy, contact us if interested.
*Published in Magazines and juried into shows.
*Featured in leading gallery Exhibits, 1st place award winner, and Presidents choice award winner!
*Featured on The Quilt show with Alex Anderson and Ricky Tims. Episode 1412. I can't believe its pieced 2014.

*Published. Quiltposium magazine Fall 2011.  The art of Quilting. Featured in an eight page spread.

*Published. Sew on E Magazine episode10. March 2011.

*Published. Subversive Stitchers women armed with needles. Wendy Mamattah sees beauty even in oil spills. July 18th 2010.

If you love to purchase this art piece, you will find it listed on www.braidandstitch.etsy.com page.

Masai! be our first order, Majestic, Beautiful, Vibrant and Classic!

Simply Eye Candy!

~~~~~~~~Wendy Mamattah.

Original Design - 2010
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