Friday, March 23, 2012

what if

What if I wrap my beloved dog wood?
What if I layer the shibori cloth with wool and quilt it? I don't pretend to know where this is going. I'm feeling my way.

(nod to Jude for the excellent term what if)
and thanks to Morna for her attention

10 comments:

  1. Isn't not knowing half the fun? The other half is finding out? Love your what if, by the way.

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  2. Lesley Turner, in Victoria, has been unwrapping trees lately...you might investigate...and be encouraged!

    (http://lesleyturner.blogspot.ca/)

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  3. Jennifer

    "If you know where you are going that means you've been there, and you will end up exactly where you came from" from Naomi Newman's The Snake Play -
    and I want a New Way - so absolutely I agree with you. It's interesting to see what's around the next corner that I can't see yet.

    And Margaret - thanks for referencing Lesley. Actually, I have been watching Lesley's videos about her rainforest trees. Lesley and I are in the same degree program from Middlesex University , London England. She and I will be exhibiting together this June. In fact, she will be exhibiting her un-wrapped cloth - and I'll probably be exhibiting this little wrapped bundle.

    it is serendipitous and interesting that you have picked up on both of us. xx

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  4. I love the quote and your comment to Jennifer. And I always LOVE the bundles. :)

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  5. i am enjoying watching your process. Delighted Margaret made a connection between our work

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  6. the best kind of journey...

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  7. to honor a thing is to let it be without judging. to free it. to risk not owning it. what if that is enough?
    it is raining here and i am waiting to see what it brings.

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  8. yes to not know where you're heading and enjoying that

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  9. Loving following your threads of though wherever they lead me.

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  10. I have just discovered your blog and website and work ... and I love to read your thoughts here and your inspirations. I love Agnes Martin, too, and Gertude Stein and Joan Mitchell ... I love your "what if"s. The pieces remind me of nests & bouquet garni, but more importantly they have an open-ended quality to them that is just... stunning. Thank you.

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Thank you for taking the time to connect. Much appreciated.xx