above: "Furl", quilted scene, 14 x 19 x 7 inches
Eileen Doughty's specialties are creating landscape art quilts, and three-dimensional thread sculptures. She founded Doughty Designs in 1991 and has been creating commissioned quilts, textile art, and fiber art jewelry ever since. She also teaches and lectures on various aspects of quilting.
See the list on my Schedule for information about upcoming exhibitions of my thread sculptures, wearable art, and art quilts.
Some of my quilted handbags are included in a terrific new book, "Fabric Printing at Home", by Julie Booth, available from Quarry Books. Julie's book shows how to print stunning fabrics using everyday items from the kitchen and around the house.
Watch a little video showing how I made "Phishy," the thread sculpture for this year's
SAQA Benefit Auction:
My newest thread sculpture: "Dragonfly Tea." The open lily flower is the teapot's lid. This is available at
My newest fabric sculpture: "Kasha Katuwe," 15 x 25 x 10 inches, inspired by the National Monument.
Textile and Fiber Art List (TAFA)
"Made for people, by people"