Thursday, May 14, 2009

when asked how she managed to have children and make art she replied "what's the difference?"

When the four kids were all still at home, I made this quilt out of a wool camp blanket and some of their recycled jeans and t-shirts. Three of the children are girls which explains all the pink I guess. It's not a large piece but very heavy and while making it I realized that it was a metaphor for motherhood. It was a heavy, itchy thing yet warm and nurturing and domestic and all that. Have a wonderful birthday handsome dad.

2 comments:

jeanamarie said...

beautiful - the words - everything - as a mum of two littlies, this was exactly what i needed to read, right now, at this moment. thanks!

jude said...

wow, i am always so impressed when i come here.