Sunday, November 21, 2010

Claiming My Space

A few ragged organic edges are now on this cloth, and I'm liking how they seem to age it, alluding to it having seen and experienced a fair bit of time and life. As I was stitching the eyelets, I was thinking about the circling motion and the centre spaces, which led me to imagine them as planets orbiting a green sun, and to think of how each of us is like a world unto ourselves, even as we touch one another and are connected to a greater whole. Our differences make us interesting and this cloth speaks to the protection of our individuality and of bringing that uniqueness forward to claim our space.


Penny Berens said...

Honouring our uniqueness...I like that thought.

jude said...

i like the ruffle of the ragged edge.

Debi From the Pacific Northwest said...

I love the layered cloth at the bottom. The first thing I thought of was that it reminded me of the ruffle at the bottom of a dancing gown. You know, the type you can make spin out when you make a certain type of rounded kick with your leg! It made me smile!

;~) Debi

Yvonne said...

Penny - yes - and expressing it.

Thanks,Jude - the ruffles kept coming - like watching waves.

Debi - thanks for the image and glad you had a smile - the sway or spin of wearing a skirt while dancing is a delicious feeling!