Thursday, October 2, 2008

An Example of Art Imitating Life?

Looking out a window today, I noticed that

this quilted wallhanging I made last fall seemed to reflect the view.

My appliqued leaves are in a grid imitating the mullioned windows in this house. Even the colour of the leaves is duplicated in one of my fabric choices...along with the finer details I embroidered onto the leaf. It really looks as if the idea for this wallhanging came from the view looking out these old windows, doesn't it?


  1. That's called meant to be. gorgeous.

  2. Your destination was to meet Edith! She will love you for making her feel worth a stay!
    Think of all the inspiration she will provide for!

  3. I love the leaves in your wallhanging, the embroidery is so well done! It is really inspiring.
    The book from Tone is from 2000, it is called "Tildas Paske", I hope you can get it!

  4. It's funny how things in our life repeat, or match up, isn't it?

  5. It really does reflect the outside.

    I love the selvaged edge bag. It turned out so cute and would be really fun to carry around.

  6. that is so cool, Katherine! you did such a great job on your wall hanging.

  7. how cool is the details on the leaf!

  8. How neat!
    I love that leaf wall hanging. I remember it because I'm pretty sure that it was what started me on my machine applique obsession. LOL

    Such beautiful details on the veining.

    Kimberly :)

  9. Katherine,

    I just clicked on your link at Anna Maria Horner's site, because I noticed you are a fellow Albertan!

    I'm so glad that I 'stumbled upon' your site as well. It's lovely. Although I'm not much of a sewer, I can certainly appreciate the creativity of this art form. Both my mom and a good friend are beautiful sewers, so I'm sharing your blog with them.

    I love beauty and I marvel at all the wonderful sites where fellow bloggers share their love of creativity on-line. I think blogs are the best thing ever! Even sliced bread (smile).

    I look forward to visiting again. Perhaps you'll drop by my site as well.



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