The Stole of Bandaged Hearts is finished!

Posted: November 7, 2011 by Mo Crow in It's Crow Time, magic, The Bandaged Hearts
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I just finished The Stole of Bandaged Hearts this morning, Old Man Crow will wear it to the gig at the Sandringham Hotel tomorrow night!
The Stole of Bandaged Hearts by Mo 2011
The Stole of Bandaged Hearts by Mo 2011
Stole of Bandaged Hearts - Help Ever Hurt Never by Mo 2011
Help Ever Hurt Never embroidered on red silk gifted from Margaret Johnson & backed with bamboo felt
The Stole of Bandaged Hearts in process
 not all 144 hearts are here as some of them needed to be with their people
stole on process linen thread ladders
the ladders to hold the hearts are made of waxed linen thread
stole in process detail of linen thread
detail of linen thread and knots

  1. Bronwyn says:

    Congratulations Mo, it looks wonderful!

  2. deanna7trees says:

    this is just grand. i love the additions of the feathers and that it will be worn.

  3. margaret johnson says:

    Yay Mo, it looks fantastic!! I love the way you have put it together!! The added feathers and beads adds that bit of extra magic. Also love the progress pics. you have taken. Have a great night. Marg. ox

  4. Nancy says:

    It looks great! I look forward to seeing it being worn 🙂

  5. margaret johnson says:

    By the way, thankyou for the link to the fantastic “Sculpture by the Sea” exhibition. Enjoy your visit!! (I’m jealous) Hoo Roo.

  6. Christina says:

    It’s so beautiful Mo, and beautiful in the way I love most…it’s not just lovely to look at, it’s got STORY woven in to every knot and every thread.

    • Mo Crow says:

      thank you Christina!… the last 2 hearts embroidered on either side of the “Help Ever Hurt Never” are for all the forgotten folk…the ones who we can’t remember their names or don’t want to name out loud any more or were too weird or wild or whatever (or we were) & so only in our lives for a very brief time… everyone matters and every word, both spoken & unspoken makes a difference for sure

  7. It’s so beautiful. I wish it could see it in person. I can feel that there is so much more to it than is visible to the eye. I am honored to have a heart in the Stole of Bandaged Hearts and so glad I resisted the desire to have it in my possession. It is where it belongs.

  8. handstories says:

    this just sings with joy, it would be wonderful to see in it motion.

  9. so beautiful – love it!

  10. Margaret says:

    just popped in from SF after seeing this wonderful stole there. A lot of stitching gone into this project, it is so beautiful

  11. MO… could i have missed this….lovelovelove it

    • Mo Crow says:

      honouring all the hearts in our lives… this stole may well be the most deeply powerful work in my lifetime & Old Man Crow wears it so lightly

  12. beth says:

    How in all my visits have I missed seeing this? It is amazing.

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