Feather, Fiber & Fauna

textile & fiber.
vintage illustration.
birds.
aged & weathered.

about:
peacenik
canadian.
fiber artist
making art
at
peaceofpi studio.com

Sunset
Sunset: Fiber Art Quilt

from the easel-


fabric with hidden birds & kaleidoscope of color

Interview in Art Quilting Studio
Interview in Winter 2014 Issue

Anantomical Heart
Anatomical Heart

It seems that the artistic personality
has a certain contrariness to it.
If you’re conventional,
then perhaps there’s no impulse to create.
~Corduroy Mansions (Alexander McCall Smith)


Seeing Shapes in the Clouds: Heart
Seeing Shapes in the Clouds: Heart

Hippie: (noun)
1. Someone who rejects the established culture.

Expansive Embroidery Quilt
Expansive: Embroidery Art Quilt

In the Crow's Nest
In the Crow's Nest Quilt

It is the spectator, and not life, that art really mirrors. Diversity of opinion about a work of art shows that the work is new, complex, and vital. When critics disagree, the artist is in accord with [her]self.
~Oscar Wilde


Stitched Heart
Stitched Heart

In a way, all our human systems, our culture, music, literature, painting - all of that - was effectively an attempt to make life more bearable, to enable us to get by.
~La’s Orchestra Saves the World
(Alexander McCall Smith)


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Forgotten Number
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  1. Nectariniidae - Female by Sijanto on Flickr.
     
     
  2. Our Birds in Home and Garden, 1869

    Our Birds in Home and Garden, 1869

     
     
  3. Muscicapidae - Female by Sijanto on Flickr.
     
     
  4. Iris Deutschlands flora in abbildungen nach der natur / 1798

    Iris

    Deutschlands flora in abbildungen nach der natur / 1798

     
     
  5. fairy-wren:

inca tern
photo by vzonabaxter

    fairy-wren:

    inca tern

    photo by vzonabaxter

     
     
  6. Cigarette Card - Rhea by cigcardpix on Flickr.Boguslavsky’s Cigarettes “Mythological Gods & Goddesses” (series of 25 issued in 1924)
#1 Rhea ~ Greek Goddess of the Earth

    Cigarette Card - Rhea by cigcardpix on Flickr.

    Boguslavsky’s Cigarettes “Mythological Gods & Goddesses” (series of 25 issued in 1924)
    #1 Rhea ~ Greek Goddess of the Earth

     
     
  7. rhamphotheca:

juvenile Eastern Rosella (Platycercus eximius diemenensis), The Queen’s Domain, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
(photo: JJ Harrison)

    rhamphotheca:

    juvenile Eastern Rosella (Platycercus eximius diemenensis), The Queen’s Domain, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

    (photo: JJ Harrison)

     
     
  8. Our Birds in Home and Garden, 1869

    Our Birds in Home and Garden, 1869

     
     
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  10. European Green Woodpecker (Picus viridis), Our Birds in Home and Garden, 1869

    European Green Woodpecker (Picus viridis), Our Birds in Home and Garden, 1869

     
     
  11. forkandneedle:

Couple of quilted birds (by peskybombolino)

    forkandneedle:

    Couple of quilted birds (by peskybombolino)

     
     
  12. theanimalblog:

Common House Martin | by Dark-Raptor

    theanimalblog:

    Common House Martin | by Dark-Raptor

     
     
  13. Kingfisher Fabric Collection: Kingfisher Graffiti / Fleur de lis Indigo / Grunge Diamonds

    Kingfisher Fabric Collection: Kingfisher Graffiti / Fleur de lis Indigo / Grunge Diamonds

     
     
  14. Alone by Sijanto on Flickr.

    Alone by Sijanto on Flickr.

     
     
  15. Uncle Art

    Uncle Art