Tuesday, August 4, 2009

One Less to Love on Earth

(Above: One Less to Love on Earth. Grave rubbings, crayon on silk, appliqued on vintage linen guest towel with cutwork. Hand stitched. Words: One Less to Love on Earth. One More to Meet in Heaven; Blessed is that man that maketh the Lord his Trust; Thy Blessed Will Be Done.)

This small grave rubbing quilt was completed toward the end of January 2009. I added two little crochet pieces to all stitching. Obviously, I'm still under the influence of all those beautiful kantha clothes I saw while at the Swedish Embroidery Symposium. I really do love the running stitch and little seeding stitches.

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(Above: The reverse. Vintage guest towel and napkin.)

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