Friday, December 21, 2012

pioneer babies

Pioneer  Babies, vintage domestic linens wrapped and then stitched around cut spring branches to make bundles
all have been embroidered with red silk thread
 some are wrapped with cotton tape

sizes variable,  8 inches in height to 16 inches in height.  Five shown (eight have been made)
most are filled with flowering pussy willow or forsythia branches

One has been exhibited. The one on the extreme right was reworked and included in the Lucky Protection exhibit, Feb 1 - 28 2014, (solo) at The Northern Artist Gallery (organized by Artists on Elgin) in Sudbury, Ontario.