Ruth painted these exquisite quadline kites. I designed the Flame quite some time ago. I recently updated it to do away with all the urethane fittings. I got sick of the kites that I made ten years ago all having rotted fittings when I would take them out of the bag. It got me thinking a lot about the longevity of the kites I make and wanting to move towards more archival materials, or at least materials that will last similar amounts of time.