Patterns have long held a fascination for me, whether they are found in nature or in the fabric of our lives. For instance, the sarong that came home with me the other day to be used as a table cover, or the amber necklace now lying inside a favorite pottery bowl. Even the notebooks I recently added to an ever-growing collection have patterns I couldn't seem to live without. On sale for $1.18 each, why would I even try? From beet leaves to bark cloth pillows, these are just a few of the patterns that make up my life:
"... and then, I have nature and art and poetry, and if that is not enough, what is enough?"
~ Vincent van Gogh
The photos are mine.