Capture and Create – The Giraffe.

On a recent trip to Kenya, I photographed a lot of the wildlife on Safari.

Of course there were lots of Giraffes and I just loved capturing their image.

iPhotoThis guy is the subject for my next two Quilts, I shared one last night and this is the one I have been working on today.


Half way through I thought I would never finish it… I’ve not done a piece  like this before, but once I got the eyes and the white down, it came to life. I need another piece of white on his nose and that will be it.

The background fabric is linen, I both it at Ikea once. It’s already bound on the sides and I bought about 20 meters last $1 a meter.

Most of the other fabric is Kaffe Fassett with the exception of the base fabrics for the ears. I’m undecided on the quilting, but I think I will just do  a black illustrative line.

I hope to quilt it tomorrow.

9 Comments Add yours

  1. Robin Love Lehr says:


    1. Pam Holland says:

      Thank you.

  2. Peggy Baker says:


  3. Mary Jane Smead says:

    Your vision and creativity is awe inspiring!
    Thanks so much for your giving to so many!

    1. Pam Holland says:

      Next quilt will be an elephant… we’re getting bigger.

  4. Paula Paisley says:

    Love your giraffe! Thank you for sharing your creativity

    1. Pam Holland says:

      Paula, thanks

  5. Marian Roy says:

    Pam, I am in awe of you. You are amazing in all you do. I feel honored to have spent two weeks with you in Kenya this past November. The little things I do pale in comparison with your accomplishments. But, I am proud of my stuff anyway. I will keep on going on. You, too. Marian

    1. Pam Holland says:

      Marian, it was a super event. I found so much inspiration… Just keep on doing what you do.

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