Alison Irwin


Fibre Arts
6″ x 7″ x 6″
15cm x 18cm x 15cm

As I wove the lines that spiral around this twined basket, the words “Who Has Seen the Wind?”, the title of a novel by W. O. Mitchell, popped into my head and I imagined a prairie grassland. That vision persisted as I worked on the top of the basket. Instead of finishing its rim with a tidy braid, I chose to unravel the linen warp threads to represent those wild pastures.

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April 29, 2021