Wednesday, 29 December 2010

Inspiration: Penny's Quilt


I've been thinking about my favourite finds in 2010 and did intend to compile a 'best of'. However, I have discovered so many wonderful artists and beautiful things that it would be a shame to have to choose just a few. I have been 'revisiting' some of the artists and crafters I featured earlier on in the year and I'm forever inspired by their imagination and creativity. One such example is Bristol-based textile artist Penny Leaver Green whose work I featured just over a year ago

I have already drawn your attention to her fairytale "into the woods" series, which I love, so today I would like to highlight her handembroidered nursery rhyme quilt.



Have you ever seen such beautiful children's bedding I wonder? A true work of art, which  you can study in more detail here and here. What a wonderful present for a child, to be passed down from generation to generation.


Penny Leaver Green, somebody I'd love to meet, and one of my personal faves.

9 comments:

  1. as you say so much creativity and talent out there, and also what a fab heirloom. here's to a sooper dooper craetive 2011, best wishes...

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  2. je suis amoureuse de cette couverture !!! et très bonnes fêtes de fin d'année ! Samantha

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  3. Hi Deb. What a lovely quilt! Happy New Year to you, Stephie x

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  4. It truly is magic. I can see why it's one of your faves! xo

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  5. Fantastic Deb! I've never seen this work before, really stunning xx

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  6. Ohh, this quilt is beautiful! Like made of colorful dreams :)

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