Decided to use them in hand sewn, slow works..here is the start of one that will be a gift for a cherished friend of many years: (all fabrics but the little sliver of blue/white lined piece are my own hand dyed)(Thank you Jude for your marvelous site--you have inspired me to follow my forgotten path...)
Journal Entry Thoughts:
I am thinking about the two sides of my life: my own personal duality: The outward-facing woman, tightly held together--able to cope. Then the inner "girl-child-woman" who is hole-y as in Swiss Cheese inside; (Where is the poem I once wrote about that??) My cloth that I am now working on....should reflect that two-sided reality of my being......perfection/imperfection. Neatly pieced copied pattern vs. frayed, torn, shredded, fiery inner soul.....
Here is one of the fragments of a "just testing" Flying Geese" that coincidentally (amazingly!!) is just the same length as my working cloth above: