Thursday, August 16, 2007


Work continues on the log cabin inspired piece created exclusively from my hand dyed fabric. The colors in this piece are soothing to me and, while some people might think of them as somber, I find them so organic they are calming.

As many of us do, as I'm working on one piece my brain is already envisioning another piece. Driving to and from work is a great time for me to spend designing in my head (much more productive than thinking about work tasks that you get paid to perform, don't you think?). I am trying to mind design a large piece that incorporates imagery. I don't like to work large so we'll see how this ends up being translated from the mind to the fabric. If nothing else it will be a great exercise in stretching my creativity.
And now for an important SHARE!
I would like to take a minute and share the link to a great, privately owned radio station in my neck of the woods. If you like roots/folk/blues/Americana/rock/bluegrass (think this about covers it) listen LIVE to WKZE. While you might not like all the dj's choices ('cause THEY get to choose, not some corporate exec like on those other stations) for sure you hear a couple of tunes that will touch or inspire you.


Exuberantcolor/Wanda S Hanson said...

That is not somber at all, it is beautiful. It's elegant!

Donna said...

I love how all the log cabins aren't lined up -- it adds to the playfulness and organic movement of the piece. :-)

Tonya Ricucci said...

absolutely gorgeous. I love the fabrics, the colors and how you've used them.

Deb Lacativa said...

I'm loving it too. Makes me think of the last bedquilt I just finished:

I'm listening to your station for a change of pace from Radio Paradise.
When I was a kid I used to hunker down on the curb during the fireman's parade in Katonah NY and wonder where the heck Red Hook and Rhinebeck and Stuyvestant NY were and why they sent their ancient firetrucks to our parade.I always hoped they left the new ones at home to fight the fires.

Karoda said...

ooo, I find the colours sophisticated, fun, and intense and the log cabin is my favorite traditionatl pattern too!