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Living a Sheltered Life

Thursday, September 25th, 2008

As I work on my two shelter pieces, I keep thinking of phrases with shelter in them: give me shelter, shelter in place, temporary shelter, homeless shelter…

I finished the quilting on shelter piece #1. It needs some fine tuning and facings. I started work on the simpler (ha!) #2. Here is the thing — when you do spare and simple, it has to be really elegant — you know what I mean? Here is a sneak peek at the background for the piece:

If you participated in the 2008 Breaking Traditions Art Quilt Exhibit, Lynn has mounted the 12 X 12 pieces, and she has a photo on her blog. It looks amazing. You can click on the photo and see the individual pieces. The exhibit is supporting the American Cancer Society and Fiber Arts for a Cause. Click here to go to her blog.

I am still completely baffled by the Republican campaign. I believe that there can be no choice, but Obama, given the eratic behavior of McCain and the complete ineptness of Palin. I just have to hope that the majority of voters get it.