This quilt was made for the Cloth in Common prompt of Media
Media as a way of communicating has been around since the stone ages but for as long as I have been around the one constant has been writing implements such as pens and pencils. One of my first memories was of ink blotted fingers as I was always a messy child. The ‘biro’ was a forbidden implement in my primary school as I guess they were trying to hang onto the past.
Media has come a long way now when we can talk to people all over the world at the drop of a keystroke but I can still think of media in this now primitive form.
Think of declarations of peace in war time – they were signed with the flourish of a fountain pen. So I still believe that ‘The Pen is Mightier than the Sword’.
Read more about this quilt in the CLOTH IN COMMON Blog