A neighbor had a friend who was in her 90’s and recently passed away. As she helped clean out her friends apartment she came across a bunch of old fabric and thought of me. In the bag were a few pieces that just called out potholders! I always feel like I get to know the person whose fabric I’m using even if they are no longer with us and I’ve never met them. And I like making a piece or more out of their fabric, feels like an homage to them, a way of keeping their memory alive.
A cold and windy day with sporadic snow flurries, (first of the season) I realized I would need storm windows for the studio. I was going to just put up plastic, but Ben said he could make them quick and cheap. But for today I put on my hat scarf and fingerless gloves and got to work. I used some of my fabric when needed, but most of it came from the pile above. This is what I came up with so far: