Melinda Lin: More work from this artist featured in the June/July 2014 issue

Melinda Lin’s delicate and ethereal work is visually stunning. Her complex and thoughtful textiles primarily utilize organza, which she manipulates by burning, cutting, and embroidering. Please enjoy this additional work by an extraordinary artist.

Photography by Hornick Rivlin Studio

Above: “Patchwork” • 23 1/2″ x 20″
Organza, patent leather, embroidery floss, beads, thread.

“Slash & Burn” • 9 1/4″ x 12″
Linen, organza, embroidery floss.
“I used a soldering iron and ‘drew’ dashed lines in concentric
circles on the organza. I then attached it to linen with yellow
embroidery floss, stitching at the ends of the slashes.”
“Circular Pathway” • 11″ x 8 3/4″
“I used a soldering iron to randomly create circles; by drawing
or piercing the organza, I created holes.”



“Mire” • 14″ x 14″
Silk organza, embroidery floss.

















“Ameba” • 13 1/2″ x 13 3/4″
Organza, monofilament thread.


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Kristine is Associate Editor of Quilting Arts Magazine, Modern Patchwork, QuiltCon magazine, International Quilt Festival: Quilt Scene, Modern Patchwork Holiday and Quilting Arts TV.