Earthbound and floating free

June 9, 2009

I quilt. After attending a lecture at the urge of a colleague I started experimenting with tropical prints. Up to that time, I had only used those cutesy calicoes your grandmother used in her quilts. But I was starting to draft my own patterns. My avant garde nature was emerging.

Then I found the wonderful world of batiks. Hoffman has graciously supplied the quilting world with a wide range of batiks.

Why this fascination?

Look. Look up in the sky.

Ever seen pictures from the Hubble telescope? You can find them at astronomy picture of the day.

I was looking at the Carina2 photo for May 24, 2009. It looks like….a Hoffman batik.

Carina1 or Hoffman batik.

Carina2 or Hoffman batik?