Artifex Gallery

All artwork shown here has been made with ‘found’ materials from thrift stores: knitting yarn, rug yarn & canvas, costume jewelry, metal coins and tags, buttons, fabric samples, frames, etc. A tree collage is made every year to celebrate the festive season and used as an e-card image.

Knitting

cotton pineapples hawl
cotton pineapples hawl
worsted weight cotton shawl
crochet laces hawl
crochet laces hawl
fine crochet cotton shawl
windmill bag small
windmill bag small
sport weight crochet cotton
windmill bag large
windmill bag large
worsted weight crochet cotton
dragon tail shawl
dragon tail shawl
from fine variegated crochet cotton
2 piece vest
2 piece vest
scrap worsted weight yarn
Sweater 2022
Sweater 2022
sport weight yarn
ring pattern vest
ring pattern vest
scrap worsted weight yarn
c2c blanket
c2c blanket
bulky weight scrap yarn
2c2 blue blanket
2c2 blue blanket
worsted weight scrap yarn
c2c blanket
c2c blanket
sport weight scrap yarn
Short Vest
Short Vest
scrap bulky yarn
Short Vest
Short Vest
from Bernat Blanket yarn
Short Vest
Short Vest
from scrap Raggi yarn
Shrug
Shrug
from worsted weight scrap yarn
Sweater
Sweater
from worsted weight pastel scrap yarn
starburst granny
starburst granny
Worsted starburst granny blanket
2 Pineapple Pttern Bags
2 Pineapple Pttern Bags
crocheted, variegated crochet cotton
Lace Scarf
Lace Scarf
crocheted fine yarn
Glitter Infinity Shawl
Glitter Infinity Shawl
Crocheted, Caron Glitter
Accent Scarf
Accent Scarf
Crocheted, worsted chenille
Diamond Overlay Shrug
Diamond Overlay Shrug
Crocheted, worsted yarn
Tree of Life
Tree of Life
Crocheted from dollar store crochet cotton
Tree of Life
Tree of Life
Crocheted from dollar store crochet cotton
Ukranian Tree of Life
Ukranian Tree of Life
Worsted weight yarn
Tree of Life 4
Tree of Life 4
Crochet cotton
Black Lace Shawl
Black Lace Shawl
Crocheted from vintage Royal Sheen Creslan acrylic yarn (similar to medium weight crochet cotton)
Triangle Scarf 1
Triangle Scarf 1
Crocheted from dollar store crochet cotton
Triangle Scarf 2
Triangle Scarf 2
Crocheted from variegated and grey baby yarn
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Trees

Artifex
Thief of Time Tree
Thief of Time Tree
metal watches and straps on upholstery sample background
Tree 2014
Tree 2014
glitz and chunky costume jewelry
Tree 2019
Tree 2019
floral/tree brooches, earrings, and chain
2020PeaceTreet
2020PeaceTreet
Xmas 2020 collage - Peace on Earth
Tree 2017
Tree 2017
dangle earrings and chains
Tree 2015
Tree 2015
costume jewelry chains
Tree 2016
Tree 2016
metal icons and coins
Tree 2011
Tree 2011
buttons and chain on velvet background.
My first tree collage

Collages

xmastree2021
xmastree2021
From 'found' metal enamel earrings
Butterflies Collage
Butterflies Collage
from 'found' metal brooches
Peacock 3
Peacock 3
from various metal jewelry
Flowers & Insects Collage
Flowers & Insects Collage
enamelled flowers and insects
Black Collage
Black Collage
black earrings, brooches and buttons
Peacock Collage
Peacock Collage
peacock earring and feather
Thief of Time Tree
Thief of Time Tree
metal watches and straps on upholstery sample background
Celestial Collage
Celestial Collage
brooches, earrings, pendants
Tree 2014
Tree 2014
glitz and chunky costume jewelry
Lion Collage
Lion Collage
costume jewelry and button lions
Tree 2019
Tree 2019
floral/tree brooches, earrings, and chain
Owl Collage
Owl Collage
owls and leaves
Petit Point Collage
Petit Point Collage
small embroidered brooches
Cloissone Collage
Cloissone Collage
earrings, pendants and brooches
Valentine 2019
Valentine 2019
heart-shaped brooches, earrings and pendants
OnBrand
OnBrand
Brand name labels collage
Blue
Blue
Blue collage from costume jewelry
Bowsandfeathers
Bowsandfeathers
Bows and Feathers collage from metal costume jewelry
2020PeaceTreet
2020PeaceTreet
Xmas 2020 collage - Peace on Earth
Beaded Earring Collage
Beaded Earring Collage
dangle earrings
Tree 2017
Tree 2017
dangle earrings and chains
Tree 2015
Tree 2015
costume jewelry chains
Tree 2016
Tree 2016
metal icons and coins
Roses Collage
Roses Collage
brooches, earrings, buttons, beads
Tree 2011
Tree 2011
buttons and chain on velvet background.
My first tree collage

Objects D’Art

Seashore Wall Hangingr
Seashore Wall Hangingr
Shells and driftwood on canvas with crochet chains.
ButtonJar
ButtonJar
A use for old buttons
Blue Yule Tree
Blue Yule Tree
buttons and trim on a ceramic 'chia' tree
insects
insects
insects made from cheap metal forks
rcrochetedrock1
rcrochetedrock1
Crocheted motifs on large rock - 1
valentinerocks
valentinerocks
Crocheted heart motif on rocks
crchetedrocks
crchetedrocks
Small crocheted rocks
B&B Clock
B&B Clock
wooden clock with objects representing people and episodes from Beauty and the Beast TV series (1987-1990)

Fabric Art

Seashore Crewel
Seashore Crewel
Freehand crewel embroidery
5" X 7 "
LionCrossStitch
LionCrossStitch
Lion cross stitch pattern found in thrift store
Sunset Pelican
Sunset Pelican
Small cross stitch
Lion Crewel
Lion Crewel
Lion crewel embroidery from kit found in thrift store
about 14" in diameter
Wolf rug
Wolf rug
Lone Wolf rug from kit found in thrift store
Mini lighthouse rug
Mini lighthouse rug
small lighthouse rug
Crazy Bedspread 2015
Crazy Bedspread 2015
King-sized bedspread made from remnant pieces of polyester fuzz, stitched together with variegated yarn cross-stitch.
DollQuilt Close
DollQuilt Close
Doll quilt made from very small quilting squares in rose patterns
Lace Embroidery Pear
Lace Embroidery Pear
lace pear and butterfly
Rug Circle of Seasons
Rug Circle of Seasons
hooked rug wall hanging - approximately 18" square
rug 'colour crevassed'
rug 'colour crevassed'
hooked rug wall hanging - approximately 12' wide X 4 feet long

Clothing

leather patch vest
leather patch vest
scrap leather sewn with leather lacing
 Spool knit hat
Spool knit hat
Hat made from spool knitting. Cotton yarn.
silk scarves
silk scarves
scarves made from thrift store blouses and shirts
triangles hawl
triangles hawl
Knitted shawl in fishnet pattern from remnant variegated yarn
woven loop scarf
woven loop scarf
Woven scarf finger knit from random ball of chenille loop yarn
RecycledLeatherWristband1
RecycledLeatherWristband1
Leather wristband from jacket cuff -1
Neckwarmer1
Neckwarmer1
Cotton cowl in link crochet
RecycledLeatherWristband2
RecycledLeatherWristband2
Leather wristband from jacket cuff -2
RecycledLeatherWristband1closed
RecycledLeatherWristband1closed
Aperture: 3
Camera: DSC-W800
Iso: 400
Copyright: Copyright 2009
Orientation: 1
Neckwarmer2
Neckwarmer2
Crocheted cotton cowl -2
threescarves
threescarves
Three chenille yarn scarves
Ruffle yarn vest
Ruffle yarn vest
vest crocheted from leftover ruffle yarn
Leather Vest
Leather Vest
vest made from 20 + old leather purses, with embellishments
Chenille Vest Sept 2019
Chenille Vest Sept 2019
vest made from chenille yarn
Ripple Scarf
Ripple Scarf
ripple pattern scarf from dollar store yarn

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast sampler
Beauty and the Beast sampler
Cross stitch sampler
Vincent's Fan Windpw
Vincent's Fan Windpw
Pattern by Angie
Vincent Rug
Vincent Rug
From Lynn Wright Chalk Drawing
Pattern by Angie
Light To Love Rug
Light To Love Rug
47s x 133h count
Pattern by Angie
B &B Clock
B &B Clock
Icons from the series
World Below Cross Stitch
World Below Cross Stitch
Rug pattern by Angie turned into cross stitch
89w x 143h count
World Below Rug
World Below Rug
Pattern by Angie
VC rug
VC rug
Small rug adapted for B&B
NY apple plaque 2
NY apple plaque 2
New York apple plaque with ivory rose, quartz crystal and Vincent pin
NY apple plaque 1
NY apple plaque 1
New York apple plaque with ivory rose, quartz crystal and Vincent pin
Medieval V& C
Medieval V& C
Vincent & Catherine (Beauty and the Beast TV series (1987-1990): metal costume jewelry on upholstery sample fabric in ornate frame