Saturday, October 9, 2010


My family and I climbed to the top of the main tower of the National Episcopal Cathedral last week. The carillon bells were pretty amazing.

There are 53 bronze bells. The smallest weighs 17 pounds and the largest weighs 24,000 pounds. Each bell has a bit of scripture cast on the surface.
I was really inspired by the patina on this bell, the colors and the word "thanksgiving."

So I began gathering fabric.
I had a surprising amount of metallic fabrics as seen in the stack in the back. I don't remember where they came from, but I'm *thankful* to find them.


Brenda Gael Smith said...

Fantastic bells! I can't wait to see what you come up with.