… because sometimes a more measured pace is necessary.

Making slower tracks, one step at a time, one stitch at a time…

… and eventually the ground is covered.

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14 Responses to Pacing

  1. deanna7trees says:

    looks like an ancient tablet. nice. good idea to use that tiger tape as a guideline. i have a roll of that here someplace.

    • Karen Turner says:

      I believe it’s the first time I’ve ever used it, Deanna! I’ve had that tape ages. I’m thinking it might be useful in a sketchbook, and now I’m wondering what it would look like if I painted it.

  2. Penny says:

    Its amazing how beautiful a simple set of stitches can become. I love the idea of the tape — especially since I can’t make a straight line for the life of me.

  3. Never seen tiger tape before..what is it exactly? love the finished piecexxlynda

  4. @home says:

    Its lovely, what is tiger tape actually for? not that you haven’t put it to very good use 🙂

  5. Karen Turner says:

    To Lynda and @home – tiger tape is a quilter’s thing. It’s about quarter of an inch wide, and a bit like masking tape, in that you can stick it to the surface of fabric and then move and reposition it. It’s meant to act as a guide to measure quilting stitches – so each stitch matches up with the black and white stripes on the tape. I just used it as a straight edge here. I’ve never used it to measure quilting stitches!

  6. arlee says:

    ruminative–and straight lines are over rated 🙂 nothing in life is a straight path, not even our tracks!

  7. karen says:

    lovely mark making Karen…looks very much like ”utility” stitching.

  8. Penny says:

    Oh, yes an ancient tablet indeed! Love it. Never seen tiger tape before either.

  9. thanks for answering my questionxxlynda

  10. This is lovely work, thoroughly enjoying watching your process

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