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

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

     
     
  2. forkandneedle:

Couple of quilted birds (by peskybombolino)

    forkandneedle:

    Couple of quilted birds (by peskybombolino)

     
     
  3. theanimalblog:

Common House Martin | by Dark-Raptor

    theanimalblog:

    Common House Martin | by Dark-Raptor

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

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

     
     
  5. Alone by Sijanto on Flickr.

    Alone by Sijanto on Flickr.

     
     
  6. Uncle Art

    Uncle Art

     
     
  7. rhamphotheca:

ellapantheraleo:passerines: Pyrrhuloxia (male) by Laney Bird on Flickr.
     
     
  8. llbwwb:

One bird, one berry by virginsteel

    llbwwb:

    One bird, one berry by virginsteel

     
     
  9. Magpie 1. by Phajus on Flickr.

    Magpie 1. by Phajus on Flickr.

     
     
  10. 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.

     
     
  11. Red-Bellied Woodpecker Female-Explore:) by picturesinmylife_yls on Flickr.
     
     
  12. 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.

     
     
  13. worldexperience:

Carrie Strine
     
     
  14. French Tradecard - Albatros & Frigate by cigcardpix on Flickr.Chocolate d’Aiguebelle “Birds” (series of 50 large cards c1910)

    French Tradecard - Albatros & Frigate by cigcardpix on Flickr.

    Chocolate d’Aiguebelle “Birds” (series of 50 large cards c1910)

     
     
  15. Red Winged Blackbird by Mary Ann Durkin on Flickr.