Acey’s words finally sank in as I continued to work on the second red square, the one that called out “poinsettia” in response to Dana’s comment …
Things I value and know to be true.
Food is love.
And this community of cloth … the one I entered upon finding Jude Hill’s Spirit Cloth … the Kindred Spirits.
So I guess it wasn’t surprising that I travelled back in time to my initial explorations, which included the Kitchen Towel Series. Pieces that had purpose, not only as a tool in the kitchen, but as a way of testing the durability of cloth and stitch, how they might withstand many trips through the laundry. They withstood it quite well, it turns out.
And so it grew in my mind to create a new kitchen towel …