Friday, March 19, 2010

Lace Kite

Fridays are usually very busy for me, and today was no exception. It's good to come home, open the balcony doors, and savour the warm weather. I believe Mother Nature has confused March with May... although it may also be our doing too, the human race as a whole, that is.

I came across Janet Bolton some years ago and instantly took to her work. I was charmed; I wished I could take a class with her. I came close yesterday, with her re-published book, Patchwork Folk Art, with all the instructions, and I made this. It was a lesson in discipline (no shortcuts) and worth every stitch.

10 comments:

  1. I love this, so adorable; lots of details! It came out so pretty; it does look time consuming, but worth it!

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  2. love the kite; it reminds me of my childhood. have a great weekend.

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  3. I love Janet Bolton. I have made a few of her little patches over the years.

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  4. I really was taken with her also! Yours is great! Kathi

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  5. I love her you did an amzing job..she embodies Spring ! I will have to google Janet Bolton now!

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  6. Absolutely charming. Thank you for not taking shortcuts:) It shows! (There is a time to do so, and a time not to, n'est pas?)

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  7. Love Janet Bolton's work too!

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  8. I have long been a fan of Janet Bolton and when I saw your piece it reminded me of her work. Beautiful piece and I love the little lace kite...gorgeous!

    Jacky xox

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