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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  1. Red Winged Blackbird by Mary Ann Durkin on Flickr.
     
     
  2. Onze vogels in huis en tuin (Our birds in the house and garden) 1869-76.

    Onze vogels in huis en tuin (Our birds in the house and garden) 1869-76.

     
     
  3. Anak Burung Hantu by yanen31 on Flickr.owlet

    Anak Burung Hantu by yanen31 on Flickr.

    owlet

     
     
  4. n137_w1150 by BioDivLibrary on Flickr.Our Birds in Home and Garden, 1869

    n137_w1150 by BioDivLibrary on Flickr.

    Our Birds in Home and Garden, 1869

     
     
  5. fat-birds:

Spring dream continued by Mirror_Lake on Flickr.
     
     
  6. (Source: hallowingpoint)

     
     
  7. (Source: fagnolias)

     
     
  8. Our Birds in Home and Garden, 1869

    Our Birds in Home and Garden, 1869

     
     
  9. llbwwb:


COMMON MOORHEN AND CHICK (by zgrial)

    llbwwb:

    COMMON MOORHEN AND CHICK (by zgrial)

     
     
  10. Ravenwood fabric

    Ravenwood fabric

     
     
  11. Spring Aviary Fabric

    Spring Aviary Fabric

     
     
  12. Sombre Kingfisher (Halmahera Endemic). Tetewang, Halmahera, Maluku, Indonesia (6 Aug 2012) by Vinchel on Flickr.
     
     
  13. michaelmoonsbookshop:

art nouveau patterned end paper 
Gresham Poetry c1905

    michaelmoonsbookshop:

    art nouveau patterned end paper 

    Gresham Poetry c1905

     
     
  14. Linear: playing with fabric strips and soft crochet edging | peaceofpi studio

    Linear: playing with fabric strips and soft crochet edging | peaceofpi studio

     
     
  15. rhamphotheca:

Black-and-crimson Oriole (Oriolus cruentus) - 2 subspecies
from the journal Ibis (1881) by J G Keulemans

    rhamphotheca:

    Black-and-crimson Oriole (Oriolus cruentus) - 2 subspecies

    from the journal Ibis (1881) by J G Keulemans