Tag Archives: tracks

Walking another path

Sometimes it’s good to walk a while in someone else’s shoes, on someone else’s path. A while ago, Janice was kind enough to send me a photograph of some bicycle tyre tracks in the snow.  I made it into a … Continue reading

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Surprise

Sometimes I surprise even myself.  You might recall how I was saying the other day that there was no way I could finish the Tracks Samples cloth book by the end of January. I almost feel I should apologise for … Continue reading

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Wordless weekend

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Separate tables

Another 7″ sample today, this time looking at how rows of little track-inspired marks might look on separate grounds.  I used a space dyed thread from Stef Francis in sweetie-colours to make stitches that look good enough to eat. And … Continue reading

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Pacing again

Still on the subject of pacing, I’m conscious that the end of January is fast approaching – outpacing me, as it were – and I realise that the plan will have to undergo some modification.  Originally, I intended to make … Continue reading

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Pacing

… because sometimes a more measured pace is necessary. Making slower tracks, one step at a time, one stitch at a time… … and eventually the ground is covered.

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Sampling

Getting away from paper and paint for a while, I’m making twelve little stitched samples based on some of the tracks patterns.  Each sample is about 7″ square and will be mounted on 8″ squares of black cotton to make … Continue reading

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Work in progress

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Pattern and line

Still exploring pattern and line based on tyre treads. And more lines: [explore: L. ‘explorare’, to search out, investigate] I don’t have much to say at present.

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Lines

Continuing to compile the Tracks sketchbook, I’m concentrating for now on the linear patterns.  At a later point I want to isolate some motifs – for instance, I can see little irregular crosses in some of those lines – and … Continue reading

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