Be joyful even though you have considered all the facts...practice resurrection. -Wendell Berry

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

fabric and fiber

hmmm...what do we have here?
IKEA madness!
  • 4 yards of a cotton/linen blend, 17 1/2 inches wide, with both of the long edges already hemmed!
  • 2 1/2 yards of 54" wide dec weight white w/red plaid cotton.
  • 2 white dish towels with red edges, 49 cents each. 
Let the holiday sewing begin!

And, I forgot to tell you about the FABULOUS fiber art show Gretta and I checked out while in Vermont this past weekend. It's a collection of the BEST fiber artists in Vermont right now. Very different styles, but a very cohesive show, nicely curated. Showing at the T.W.Wood Gallery and Art Center in Montpelier, the show is cleverly called Good, Good, Good, Good Fibrations. 

Some of my faves, (Karen Henderson, Judith Reilly, and Carol MacDonald) have work hanging, and I discovered some new beauties as well. Cynthia Ross does lovely work in creamy canvass, Lauren Lacroix does gorgeous work with felted wool, and Karen Kamenetzky knocked my socks off with her fabulous color work. Elizabeth Billings works magic with pine needles, twigs, and fabric. Brian Goblik's work with twigs is stunning.

If you have a chance to see the show, DO IT! Otherwise, enjoy all the links!

3 comments:

  1. Wow, that fiber arts show sounds wonderful, and i enjoyed visiting all the links you posted. I like the fabric/dish towels you picked up at Ikea! I got a gorgeous pomegranate-colored dish towel imported from France that's destined to be turned into a tote bag, i think.

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  2. Karen, thought of you when I saw this recent post http://www.swiss-miss.com/2010/11/gabrieldaw.html

    enjoy! Dana North

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