An ancient symbol
passed around for centuries from many different cultures all over the planet. Representing unity & connectedness, the tree has roots anchored deep within the earth & at the same time reaches for the sky and stars. For us, it holds a reminder of the mystery & wonder in all life as we cross the boundaries separating us from the love of ourselves, other creatures and planet Earth.
This tree, in an Art Nouveau style, is the beginning of the center panel design for this year's Fall Festival banner at the Campbell Folk School. It is being pieced, appliqued and quilted by Louise MacDonald of Brasstown and will be presented at the opening of Fall Festival in October. Look for it in the barn where the fiddles are playing some good tunes!