Sunday, August 14, 2011

slippery elm and pattern paper

this one's done
 habu linen warp
 pattern paper pages
 slippery elm
 indigo
&
 linen paper thread
 pages 
and pages
book of trees and sky

19 comments:

Gin said...

Love it!

Anne Marie - Toronto said...

What a lovely use of a throwaway resource! If only I'd kept all of those patterns from years ago!!!

Velma said...

g-thanks, slippery elm is so great
a-the old papers are the better ones

mjc said...

Beautiful!

deanna7trees said...

the weaving, the patterns, the paper, the title. i love it all.

Sweetpea said...

...here for a visit via Jude's place - this is absolutely glorious, Velma! Looks so tactile/textural, I just want to pick it up to see what it feels like under my fingers. What a gift to be able to create such a lovely thing...

Leslie Avon Miller said...

Wow, I am besotted!

Velma said...

m & d-thanks, m, notice the topline of the book? a bit like one of my teacher's?!
s-welcome, and thank you! it does feel really nice!
l-thanks!

Penny Berens said...

Amazing, Velma, just amazing. And I love the name you have given this little treasure.

leFiligree said...

love the contrast between bark strips and soft paper.

ronnie said...

serious love

Marilla said...

Beautiful!! And a perfect title too.

onesmallstitch said...

oh gee whiz, I'm speechless. if this is for the juried show it can't help but get in.

Velma said...

p-i struggled with the name-keeping it short enough
l-it feels lovely
r&m-thank you!
j-thanks for the great words, my fingers are crossed

deb said...

Wonderful! Wish I could touch.

Valerianna said...

oooo... I can feeeel it!

Blue Roof Designs said...

Loving the texture of the paper - I want to crawl in there...

Velma said...

d & v-feels really nifty!
e-the texture is really something, fluffy and soft

Alice said...

What an absolutely gorgeous book. Perfect marriage of cover and pages.