Faces in the Forest

 Somebody who walks the same path I do has been scattering leaf faces in the woods.
 They are delightful to find. Such a simple surprise.
Maybe this is a bit of child's play, like the trick of blowing through one's cupped hands with a blade of grass as a reed to make the sound of a duck. Or making daisy chain necklaces. Does anyone remember other "naturecrafts"?
These walks in the forest are influencing me. Here's the beginning of the the latest Codex Canadensis piece. It measures about 52 inches long and 32 inches high.


  1. How fantastic those little leaf faces are! and your next Codex Canadensis piece, oh my Heather, it's going to be wonderful!

  2. Oh, that's so fun! The Green Man.

    Whoa! That's going to be a Codex Opus. You are amazing! And patient, persistent and fabulously talented. Please blog your progress!

  3. My goodness, but the patience required is well rewarded, isn't it?

  4. Anonymous9:46 AM

    green goblins in the forest. looks like a fantastic winter project.

  5. your stitching of the Codex Canadensis is truly an opus!

  6. Anonymous3:25 AM

    your next stitching is going to be even more fantastic than previous ones, wich is nearly impossible...


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