Crows

A few weeks ago I purchased a new book called “Corvus – A life with birds” by Esther Woolfson.  It sounded interesting as it talks about her life with birds after her daughter rescued a fledgeling rook.  I don’t know why I like crows and rooks and ravens so much, but I do.  I find them interesting and love to see how they interact.  The other day I was outside Home Depot heading for my car; right in front of it, there were two huge crows, eating some bits of dead animal.  I was so sorry I didn’t even have my phone to take a picture!

My work has featured crows lately, and this last piece I worked on over the weekend has one done with a photo transfer on ATP.  I wanted to see what it would look like on that background color, as I have a larger piece in mind in those colors.  My last post had photos of some of the fabrics and the threads.  The piece is fully quilted now, all 15 x 62″ of it.

But this small piece is 10″ x 10″ and ready to be mounted.

    crow_2

And a detail of the hand-embroidery at the top:

crow_detail

Don’t have a name for it yet … I’ll have to come up with something soon.  If you think of a good one, leave me a comment.  If I pick yours, you’ll get a surprise in the mail, so leave an email so I can contact you …

In the meantime, keep quilting.

Ana

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