Bernhard’s hand-sewn works start as a simple scrap of fabric, sourced from her expansive cache of materials. Each found segment offers its own element of storytelling; the playful connection that materializes between pattern, color, shape and void weaves a narrative of diverse perspectives.
“I reach into a heaping pile of fabric scraps, and gather a few pieces that speak to me. I start to play with them. Is there an idea here?”
– Betz Bernhard