Tagged: large cloth

a made place…

I reread Robert Duncan’s poem “Often I Am Permitted to Return to a Meadow” yesterday. Found the initial stanzas very relevant to the robe I am making. as if it were a scene made-up...

Covering up

I feel an urgency about covering up the purple sheet fabric on the robe. Gravitating toward dark colors and silks. Ripping and pinning and piecing. Iā€™m thinking of the project in phases: large, medium,...

Revisioning

Yesterday I made a magic nine-patch from one inch squares. Then I took it outside in a snow flurry and photographed it on a rock. This was a simple ceremony. Today I made an...

Getting to know a cloth

I’m getting to know this beautiful piece of cloth, a gift from my friend Suzanne. It has two tears in it. One short, one long. More than tears really, they need to be patched...

Mourning cloak

Contrasts. I stitched a strip of lovely peaceful blue and brown scraps, thinking the robe would move in a direction full of color and light. I felt like I was on vacation in Mexico...

Base is done!

These two small parallelograms (rhombi? Trapezoids?) worked great to complete the pieced neckline. The base is now stitched. The next phase, which may occur right away or after a hiatus, will be assembling some...

Pink moon robe

My robe is starting to feel ponderous. Full of ponder. Heavy. Dismal. Tired of this sheet and faded pants material. I needed to up the magic, so I picked out a patch. I think...