Wendy Read

Textile Art

Lady of the Wood

Dimensions: 23" H x 18.5"W
Thread-painted, free-motion quilted

Photo by Terry Baker
Private Collection 

Three Graces

Hand-dyed and painted background; butterflies are thread-painted on dissolvable stabilizer

Autumn Leaves

Dimensions: 12"H x 6"W

Hand-dyed fabric; thread-painted tree and sky; leaves are thread-painted on dissolvable stabilizer; stretcher bars

Private Collection


Dimensions: 6.25"H x 12.5"W

Hand-painted fabric; thread-painted trees; stretcher bars


Dimensions: 12" x 12"


Private Collection


Dimensions: 15"H x 6"W

Hand-painted fabrics; free-motion quilting

Private Collection


Dimensions: 23"H x 18"W

Grinnell Art Center, 2010

Hand painted fabrics, free-motion quilting, beading


Dimensions: 20.5"H x 16.5"W

Commercial, hand-painted, and sheer fabrics; free motion quilted

Nativity in Gold

Dimensions: 19"H x 11"W

Commercial and sheer fabrics; free-motion quilted

Private Collection