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One door closes…

… and another door opens: I thought it might be nice if the door on the last page actually opens and closes.  The hinge is made from a length of ribbon, and the door closes with a piece of green … Continue reading

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Under a velvet moon

I wish you could touch this as well as see it.  Silk velvet has a texture that is like nothing else, and it catches and reflects light in such a subtle but powerful way. The little sparkles in the sky … Continue reading

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Night time

A simple page, three from the end.  Winding down now.  The eye needs to calm down after all the detail and colour of preceding pages.  A page of quiet and rest.

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A little quilt

I wondered if it was possible: The quilt is hand pieced over paper; only about 40 pieces, and surprisingly not that difficult. Have a peaceful and dream-filled weekend; I’ll be back on Monday.

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Draw, stitch

The weekend was populated with pumpkins, friends and starry skies, but I still managed to find time for another page: Actually, I had started it before the weekend, and had already unpicked most of it.  I tried doing the figure … Continue reading

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All mixed up

I love this time of year: the turning of the season is very apparent, and the light is beginning to change colour.  I prefer the old Celtic word Samhain (pronounced ‘sowen’) to Hallowe’en, but it’s essentially the same thing.  I never … Continue reading

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So, where were we?

The next page, I think, is this one: The lettering on this page is couched, not stitched. I found that couching a thread gives a finer line and can be done on a slightly smaller scale.  I added the little … Continue reading

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Beyond the Stars

I know this cloth book is taking up all my time at present, and will continue to do so for several more weeks.  I hope that it won’t become tedious for some of you.  I’ve been thinking about this issue a … Continue reading

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Starry starry night

This is a translucent moon (silk organza and handmade paper) sandwiched between two pages, and when the book is bound, the ‘window’ should line up with and fit over yesterday’s moon. There are lots of stars in this sky. It … Continue reading

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Behind the Moon

The moon is a circle made from layered fabrics, covered with crystal organza and white tulle, applied to the layered background.  The page size is 8″ x 10″.

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