Even though the world outside my studio is deeply blanketed in snow:
There are flowers blooming in the studio:
And, now, Dragonflies, with their lovely healing energy, are dancing in my studio!
I have just finished embroidering dragonflies and spirals on a prayer shawl that I wove on my 4 harness loom, inspired by Saori weaving:
It’s 13 inches wide and 101 inches long, so can be wrapped in all kinds of different ways:
Here are views of some of the dragonflies:
I used chenille, cotton, silk and rayon in the dragonfly wrap/prayer shawl.
Usually, I do the embroidery while the shawl is still on the loom, but this time, I chose to do the embroidery afterwards, as I needed to see the placement of the spirals and dragonflies on the piece as a whole.
Dragonflies always fill me with a sense of awe and wonder.
It makes perfect sense to me that people who are engaged in healing often feel that the dragonfly has special significance to them.
They certainly do to me! 🙂