Wednesday, August 17, 2011


You may have seen Jude Hill's Magic Feather Project on her blog Spiritcloth, but if not, here's a link: Flicker feathers have a special meaning for me, and I have wanted to embroider one, so this was great inspiration to make one and send it her way. I stitched another onto arbutus bundled silk and a fragment of a friend's old silk shirt. With the fringe and lightness of it, it really could float! And I made a third one and a feather stamp

This was the first experiment with the stamp:

My preference with colour on fabric is for it not to change the hand, which this ink did. Now I know.

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