Sunday, September 20, 2020

quilt for baby earth

I trimmed the PK Page Planet Earth little quilt and added a pale pink linen binding.  
Handling it made me think of the last baby quilt I made - for our little Maia.

I called it "Feel Invincible Sweetheart"   (here)

This new one is the same size as a baby quilt.

I realized that it is a quilt for baby Earth.
We have to be as kind and nurturing to this planet as if she were a baby.

If Planet Earth was a real baby, we would be kind.  We would protect her, wouldn't we?

 Well she is.

20 comments:

  1. (((Judy))) love how you stitched with all your heart into such a beautiful honouring of this poem into your quilt for baby earth

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    1. I couldn’t leave working on it until it was done xx

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  2. What a beauty Judy !!! All those soft ripples

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    1. This is the 3rd white quilt I’ve made with this all over pebble hand quilting. The texture begs to be caressed. Xx

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  3. I love the serendipity of this. Last week I had shared the first verse of Planet Earth on the poetry board attached to the tree outside my house, for passers by to read. Today I posted 'Ode to Ironing', the poem by Pablo Neruda, that PK Page drew on for the key phrases of Planet Earth.

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    1. That’s incredible. Thanks for telling me xx

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  4. Bravo! The symbolism of your quilt and the words of the poem are the very essence of what we human's should be embracing.

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  5. This post in my inbox this morning was a wonderful
    way to start my day. Thank you for sharing you work. It is filled with such love and intricacies and kindness. So beautifully thought out, created and then shared. Thank you

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    1. You are most welcome. Thank you for your generous comment xx

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  6. There is something so moving about beautiful words made with stitches.

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    1. And red thread doing the stitching xx

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  7. Such a beautiful, loving embrace of our Planet Earth...May your stitched words make it so.

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    1. Like a lover coaxing, a mother praising

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  8. Thank you for your thoughts in symphony with PK Page's poem.

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    1. Her poem has been a favourite of mine for years.

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  9. I love this in so many ways, the poem, the stitching and the quilting! I would love to do this pebble quilting, I must figure this out!

    This is a beauty

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    1. Pebble quilting: follow the grain line both warp and weft and stitch a grid xx

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    2. Yay, thanks

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  10. Judy, this is such a beautiful, gentle post/quilt/poem. Yes, we would care for a baby in thoughtful, important and loving ways...so let's hug our earth this way as well.
    The sheer multitude of stitches begs for soft caresses.

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