Thursday, September 15, 2016

Time

Sometimes, I ask myself, do I feel that time is LOST when I use so much of it to stitch?  Or, do I think that time is saved?  Answer:  When I am lucky enough to spend an entire day with stitching, I never feel that time has been lost.

Time is my main material.

Shown: the back of Cross My Heart when I just started it.  The front is a grid of overdyed linen squares layered on a piece of dyed velvet.
I remember debating about which side I preferred.   The finished front here.

7 comments:

  1. this Other Side....has so much
    SPACE
    to float and breathe

    is a perfect image for me of Life...how we think it's all the Front, but
    the Back is maybe where it's At
    and also always There too...we can go there

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  2. the beneath of time

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  3. Time as a resource spent well.

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  4. So beautiful!!!
    Life goes so fast around us that taking Time to sew,make stitches may seem like luxury.
    I sometimes have to fight a little culpability........but start again the n'est day!!!!!
    Love your work
    Inspiration to me

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  5. thank you for these comments.

    This piece brings back so many memories, especially when I look at the back. So much was happening around me when I was starting this piece and the stitching holds that time.

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  6. I think that sometimes too

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  7. Time is my main material... i love this sentence!

    the Piece Looks wonderful from the back, too.

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