March 5, 2010

Giraffes in Space

 
According to CatReince this embroidery 'is inspired by the thought that giraffes come from outer space'. Well I don't know about that (I only have heard of Pigs in Space) but I do know I like the look of these stars and constellations!

5 comments:

  1. I *think* it was inspired by this (very worthwhile) book--"Giraffes? Giraffes!"

    http://store.mcsweeneys.net/index.cfm/fuseaction/catalog.detail/object_id/3235511B-5DFB-4C69-AD8C-508657F7D29F/GiraffesGiraffes.cfm

    xo,
    Erin

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  2. My son has a hilarious book called "Giraffes, Giraffes" that discusses this very thing. Apparently they came from Neptune via giant conveyor belts. Good stuff. That is an awesome embroidery!

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  3. oh, yes it must be a reference to that book, thanks for letting me/us know both! I just learned that giraffes control over 90% of what we see in mirrors too! haha.

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  4. This is a very cool piece. I love it!

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  5. I was just about to hop on here and say that it was probably about the same book - but saw that two folks have already done it! There is also a similar book on squids.

    I love love love all the funny 'facts' in that book!

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