Cookie Sews Quilts
About The Artist
Cookie Washington • Goose Creek, SC
Fiber & Textiles • WHOLESALE AVAILABLE • CUSTOM COMMISSIONS
Torreah “Cookie” Washington is a fourth generation needle worker, & the first in her family to take up art quilting. Born in Rabat, Morocco, she has made her home for the last 33 years in Charleston, SC. In addition to her ongoing studio art practice, she has curated & produced exhibitions since 2001. Visually, she creates fiber art murals and dolls that depict themes of the Divine Feminine, African diaspora and her own spiritual practice.
Q&A with the Artist
Tell us how your work is made.
I made my pieces in my home studio. Typically I start by designing a pattern or a sketch and rework it many times until I am ready to pull fabrics and embellishments. I machine quilt, hand quilt and applique.