This epic back patch is packed with symbols representing each of the major arcana cards, the four minor arcana suits (wands/matchsticks, cups/drops, swords/arrows, and pentacles/gems), along with the life cycle of a moth.
I see the moth’s metamorphosis as the perfect symbol for the Fool’s transformational journey, from Fool (caterpillar), through The Hanged Man (chrysalis), to the World (matured moth—in this case, an atlas moth).
Can you spot every card?
The Fool: a hungry caterpillar and a hand holding a rose
The Magician: a magician’s staff with a crystal point
The Priestess: an open eye
The Empress: a pomegranate
The Emperor: a crown of sovereignty
The Hierophant: a key
The Lovers: an anatomical heart
The Chariot: a horseshoe
Strength: a lemniscate ouroboros
The Hermit: a guiding candle flame
The Wheel of Fortune: a ship’s wheel
Justice: a sword and scales
The Hanged Man: a hanging chrysalis
Death: a skull
Temperance: water pouring from a bowl to a pitcher
The Devil: a pitchfork
The Tower: lightning bolts
The Star: stars in the sky
The Moon: waxing and waning crescents
The Sun: a rising or setting sun
Judgement: wings in the sky
The World: an atlas moth
-8x10” artwork + roughly 1” blank border
-Hand printed in professional, Jacquard screen-printing ink on flannel.
-Fabric has been pre-washed and ironed without detergent or fabric softeners.
-Inks have been batch tested for color-fastness in the washer and dryer.
-Colors may vary slightly from what you see onscreen, as all device screens are calibrated differently.
The colors are beautiful in person!
-I make all my patches by hand in small batches. They each contain little differences, slippages, and minor quirks/imperfections. The patch you receive may not exactly match the patch in the photo, but it will match the design and colors you select and be of equal quality.
Stitch down or hem to prevent edge fraying. Pre-wash new bags, clothing, or fabrics before sewing on patches. Patches are machine washable. For best wear, spot clean or machine wash cold, inside out, gentle cycle. Line dry. Iron medium, upside down, or with a thin cloth between your iron and the design.