Julie McIntyre - Canadian Fibre Artist

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Text are first three stanzas of Amazing Grace by John Newton (1725-1807)

Book design and printing based on Lucy Mood McIntyre's travel slides.

25 pages, paper and thread, 2014
This favourite hymn was requested by my grandmother to be sung at her funeral. 

Opened purse

My grandmother was raised a Methodist and married the son of a Presbyterian

Minister, but I never thought of her as religious because she never spoke about it. I hadn't considered that she was raised to believe you don't discuss religion or politics in polite society.

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