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Idlehands

Idlehands

Two traditional blocks, and wild Kaffe Fassett fabrics, along with quotes relating to work/sloth and idleness.

The central quote reads:
Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth and the soul requires inward restfulness to attain its full height. - Mohandas K. Gandhi

Surrounding quotes clockwise from top:

Idleness is the only refuge of weak minds and the holiday of fools. - Lord Chesterton

Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active. - L. Da Vinci

Absence of occupation is not rest, a mind quite vacant is a mind distress'd. - Wm. Cowper

To do great work a man must be very idle as well as very industrious. - Samuel Butler

Quilt top hand pieced and lettered 2003

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