Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Pigeon Post

My last (I think!) mail art for Paul Smith
This time I wanted to make a textile parcel, because when we were travelling around India over 20 years ago, we sent some parcels home and they were sewn into a calico wrap with wax seals and they looked magical. 
So I have made another pigeon this time in calico, I wanted to include some pigeon food, so I made pigeon eggs from rice paper and stuffed them with corn. I had to pack the pigeon with bubble wrap to try protect the eggs.


  1. THese birdies for the new shop are terrific !! ( I wish it had on my address!!) please post the pics when up in situ.

  2. You've overpassed yourself!!! Hope your pigeons will be welcomed as honour guests...

  3. This is so fun & so AWESOME! I love the whole concept, the eggs and the sewn address. Really inspiring!

  4. http://iglokids.typepad.com/iglokids/2013/05/pigeon-post-by-hazel-terry.html