Friday, August 31, 2007

be nobody-but-yourself

Well here you have it, my most recent work for the past week, I find myself self trying to pull myself self out of a creative fog as I try to gear up to selling my wears at Craft Republic November 10th.

"Cherish"
(machine quilted multi layers of fabric and paper with pearls and french knots.)


"Life Art"
I am trying to frame these as a triptych... I put all 3 in one shadow box but it did not look right, so I will now try to frame them each on there own... what is making it hard is that they have dimension and need to be in a shadow box format and there is not to much out there to choose from, and I do not need to take up a new hobby of making frames!

"Art"


There are two art girls out there in art land that will be receiving these lovely parcels:
and let it me noted that wrapping it all up is my most favorite thing to do and at this point you
are only seeing it half wrapped :)

This one is going to Tonia,
she loves hearts (as do I! ) so I made her "Brave Heart" this etched and dapped copper heart with silver on beaded crochet silk necklace in a fabric holder.

she and I did a trade and Tonia created this most amzing Plexy necklace!


And this is long over due gift is making its way to Elizabeth for being a fearless RR leader!


“To be nobody-but-yourself - in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else - means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.”
~ e.e. cummings

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9 comments:

sammy said...

Ruth... I just love your two heart items... Love all the texture and the stitching!

kelly snelling said...

pretty! pretty! tonia is going to Love that piece and necklace. lucky girl!

Tonia said...

Lucky girl indeed! OH. MY. GOSH. Ruth, I am giddy as all get out. I'm not sure this is an even trade, but I'm just going to accept my gorgeous necklace and hope no one else notices that. xo, Tonia

tina's space said...

Beautiful pieces ruth! I love the green ones. You do bright color as well as you do the subtle color.

Deryn Mentock said...

Gorgeous, as always Ruth! Lucky girls...

Jessica said...

Randomly found your blog! Love the crafts! Wow!

Healing Expressions said...

These pieces are just divine! Your stitchwork is just enchanting! Wanted to let you know I tagged you for a little "Name game" on my blog and you can find the details there!

Jen Crossley said...

Simple beautiful pieces your work is amazing
Jen

Judy Scott said...

More outstanding beauty! love Cherish. Saw your awesome article in CPS will have a go soon, Judy x