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The end of Excavations

I mentioned a while ago that I’d had to rethink the way I was going to attach the pages of this mixed media book, since they are all 8″ square and so don’t have any kind of gutter or margin … Continue reading

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The week of small things

This is turning out to be a week of many commitments, so I will probably not be able to return to ‘work’ – that is, the next peace quilt currently awaiting my attention – until next week at the earliest. … Continue reading

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Pausing between

It’s good to leave a little space between one large quilt and another, I find. That breathing space gives both me and the cloth a little time to collect ourselves before we move forward again. This weekend I’m stopping to … Continue reading

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Looking back

At last, the decorating is almost finished – but decorating is not stitching, so no pictures here of the completed masterpiece that is our home. We ‘went neutral’, somewhat under protest, in the hope that when we do put the … Continue reading

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the dawn of Spring

This will be the cover for a notebook, about 5″ x 7″ landscape format, in which I can record ideas about something I want to start this month. It’s quite ambitious, but I want to make some sort of garment: … Continue reading

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Stitching Spring

Just a small thing in progress. The colours of Spring, taking the path of Spring.

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Old Silk

This will be the last treasure to enter the shop for a while.  I’d like to share some of my very precious antique silk fabrics.  The fragments of silk are very small – about 2-4″ – and very old, mostly 18th … Continue reading

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The Sketchbook Project – getting started

I’ve looked at this little book ever since it arrived and from the start was unhappy with the quality of the paper.  I’m guessing this type of Moleskine is more for writers than artists, as it is filled with plain … Continue reading

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And little lace book the second

Very similar to the first, so I won’t repeat unnecessarily here.  Same size, same sort of format, but this one has 12 pages and 10 lace fragments, again from my own personal collection of antique lace.  Still two blank pages … Continue reading

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Little book of lace the first

Complete and ready to meet its new guardian: The cover measures about 4″ x 7.5″ and is made from vintage French linen, beautiful quality.  The edges are bound  with a strip of silk fabric, and the book fastens with silk … Continue reading

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