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We play at Paste –

the prowling Bee Blogging all the poems of Emily Dickinson, by Susan Kornfeld Here’s the entry for the poem from which I took my website name: We play at Paste –

Four Winds Books in progress

I’ve stitched and folded 15 little books for India Flint’s School of Nomad Arts class being (t)here 2019. Papers: Paper Connection‘s vintage handmade 100% cotton paper, made in England. Gelatin-sized. 90 lb. I bought...

Shweshwe

I picked up twenty pieces of shweshwe fabric from Mnandi Textiles while in Cape Town. The colors and prints are vibrant and beautiful. I’m not sure how I’ll use these – maybe start with...

Back from South Africa

The long slow integration… of my experiences traveling with my ordinary life in Maine. Disorienting. Some reading: An Artist’s Archaeology of the Mind Contemplating mind: Sedimentary (Peter Sacks) A safe haven (Jude Hill) A...

Billboards, Istanbul

A series of billboards near Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, all with layers of advertising partially torn off. A profound source of found art to mine with cropping. Other than this, I don’t know how...

Natural Dyeing with Susanne Grosjean

I had a great time at a workshop on March 9 with Susanne Grosjean of Hog Bay Handwoven Rugs. Here is a sampler of the range of dyes she works with. We had four...

Linked Hinge “Dream” book

The instructions for this Linked Hinge Binding came from Alisa Golden’s website, Making Handmade Books. The structure came to her in a dream! The papers came from my stash of dyed paper made last...