For centuries women have used cloth as a tool of comfort and as an expression of beauty within their homes. Creating cloth for warmth, cloth for shelter, our female predecessors embellished these linens with hand stitch using laborious and time consuming techniques thereby enhancing the functional beauty of objects which enveloped and protected their families. Inspired by these women I hope my creations pay tribute to and recognise the devotion expressed in cloth by our female ancestors .







''the use of traditional often time consuming process alludes to the devotion of a mother''. c K. A. Ruane 2007







Tuesday, March 13, 2012

one of six

One picture of six pictures of one piece of work. I will show you the rest later.....
I am having so much fun with this current class....they are all so very talented, yes I know I am like a broken record but it's true....
I am now taking registration for the next one... embroider, embellish, create, I can't get enough of it so if you want to join in then look here.

6 comments:

Joanna said...

You have just reminded me that I was going to take some photos of the work I'm doing. I suppose I had better do it now, especially since the sun is shining

Miss 376 said...

This was my favourite piece from this morning

Elizabeth said...

Just love the touches of blue you secretly put in for me to see.

Dolores said...

I wish I could, I wish I could but I can't. Leaving to go across the country in less than a month but I will be back.
I will have internet access and look forward to all of your creations.

Rachel said...

Good to know you are having fun. All those layers create a lovely effect.

deanna7trees said...

love the veil/window effect.