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A Journey from the Edge

By: Diane Krys/Photography by Kim Ruff and Lynn Streeter
A Journey from the Edge
A Journey from the Edge

Apathy, individual 8? x 6? x 7? pieces, rug hooking and needle felting with linen, wool, buttons, and recycled wool sweater. Designed and created by Diane Krys, Edmonton, Alberta, 2013.

It all started with a shape. It wasn’t just any shape. It was a big, curvy, sassy shape. It was a shape so bold it dared me to start a new piece of rug hooking by finishing the whipped edge first. A Karl Lagerfeld fashion show seems an unlikely place to unleash such a bass-ackward idea, but when I saw a bird’s eye view of the organic curvilinear runway for his Spring Summer 2012 collection I was smitten. Forget the clothes—the curvaliscious runway made me swoon. With a feverish sense of bravado I gathered jumbo size cording, some linen backing and whipped up my own runway. Now what? . . .

This article is from the September/October 2014 issue. For more information on our issues, check out our issues page.


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