Wednesday, August 09, 2006

The Ultimate Crazy Spider

I don't think I've ever quite explained the reason I call this blog "The Crazy Spider". I'm sure most of you who enjoy crazy quilting know that the spider is considered a symbol of good luck and many times takes the center stage on an elegantly stitched patch. It also happens that I went to the University of Richmond which lays claim to the only arachnid mascot in North America. So it was only a matter of time before I stitched up a little patch in the school colours - red and blue - with a lovely little crazy spider in the middle. I have plans to make a large wall hanging which would encompass all the things I did while I was at school. My BA is in history, so this should be a fun project to work on. So without further ado, here is the UR patch: