Helene Blanchet, Oyster Pond, Nova Scotia (Canada)
Cotton shibori-dyed by HB, eco-batting.
A wee maple leaf to represent Canada and the interdependence we share between our countries. A little birch leaf to represent the Acadian Forest of Nova Scotia. Used fabric over dyed with rust represent our need to conserve & to give more humbly. Embroidery motif of a pre-contact Mi Kmaq petroglyph of a Great Blue Heron represents our need to look to past to generations for ways to live more peaceful lives.