This is a birthday card for my niece. I was nine when she was born. The stamped cabin image reminds me of a cabin her husband's family has in the foothills of the Rockies. Sort of a triptych, it can stand alone. It is sewn to a piece of thick dark blue felt. I should probably give her the stamp too. It was a good find in a basket in the back of a second hand store called ReDesigned in Red Oak Iowa. My niece is a stamper too. It's a hard call. :)
I am so surprised and thrilled with the "art" of blogging - and connecting with other artists all over the world. Here are pictures of my first woven quilt with a few more embellishments. Also my second effort. Yes, I believe I could do this all day.
This piece is inspired by an article by Jude Hill in the Aug/Sept Quilting Arts and Anni from Denmark.
It is woven from strips of water color sprayed muslin. I used random stitches with pearl cotton and Danish flower thread to hold it together, then added some stamps and a piece of felt and a piece of punched brass and some buttons and a yoyo from a funny old pillow cover piece a friend gave me, etc. I think it needs more, but not sure what.
Youngest of 5 daughters of Quaker Mom and Danish Dad, MomWifeGrandma. Chaplain. My last position was offering spiritual support as a group facilitator in six different psychiatric populations. I loved my work, and miss it. But now I am spending much of my time playing with fibers, beads, bits and pieces of this and that. And looking at the world in a new way - infinity of art and beauty, color, texture and shape.