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of A New Day” was inspired by a quotation from
the founder of the Baha’I Faith, Baha’u’llah.
In his book “Gleanings” he addresses the spiritual
nature of human beings; to be connected to an Infinite Being,
an Unknowable Essence. Dawn of A New Day is one of the terms
used to describe Baha’u’llah.
machine/hand-embroidered the quotation into the “ocean of
My words” and embellished with pearls, “the pearls
of wisdom”. Metallic threads were used to reflect the intensity
of the new rays of enlightenment. A metallic tulle netting was
used to create dimension and texture.
of A New Day”
“Beads & Whiskers” reflects
the joy of creating something new, using a new technique and new
materials. The joy of discovery how certain colors work together.
The joy of seeing a new design take shape. The joy of playing with
beads just like I used to as a small child. The joy of finding
a pleasing harmony in the use of fabrics, threads, colors, textures,
sewing by machine, embellishing by hand. The joy of step by step
adding new dimensions by using unusual materials together – in
a new way for me.
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