Posted by: bschutzgruber | December 10, 2012

OLG Festival Exchange bag arrived!!

from Brigitte Liebig

     My Festive Exchange bag arrived today!!
It was made by Brigitte Liebig a weaver from Germany – near the Swiss border.

   The ‘walls’ are woven with cotton warp and handspun linen weft and the towers are woven in a shadow weave pattern to represent the very narrow spiral staircases in three of the towers. She used commercial fabric for the sky (blue) and the bottom/base (brick pattern)

     sides      bottom
Her inspiration came from a visit to Castel de Monte in South Italy. The guidebook suggested taking a photo from the ground of the inner courtyard up to the sky.

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Responses

  1. How lovely! I’m sure you’ll enjoy it!


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