Sunday, December 16, 2012

what she wrought...



How's this for spectacular?
 Serena described it like this-
"Grandmother's Fan pattern hand drafted and set in  the Love Rings Orientation. Entirely hand pieced. White Fan pieces all  from my great, great grandmother's (Mary Katherine Ferguson's) linen napkins. Hand dyed blade fabric all hand dyed vintage linens from fiber artist Deb Lacativa...creams all 100% cotton either Kona, broadcloth solid, or shot cotton."

I'm honored and terrified that something so precious has been constructed from cloth that has already lived it's life, been discarded and then resurrected with color. But then I have seen and held one of her finished quilts all hand quilted ..old school all the way. I know it will be spectacular someday!

2 comments:

deemallon said...

so, Serena made this? I miss her blog! It is absolutely beautiful, esp backlit like this...

maclives said...

I miss Serena's blog as well, I hope she is doing well wherever she is. I knew that Serena does beautiful hand-pieced and hand quilted work - this is another of her spectacular pieces for sure. Thank you so smuch for sharing this with us, Deb
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