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Little blue books

This is a work in progress. A long road. Step 1 happened months ago when I cut a batch of these mostly blue section covers, but never used them. I found the batch recently...

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...

Two signature cross stitch binding

I made this book following the two-signature cross stitch binding instructions on Dryad Arts website. The paper is from Vintage Page Designs. Cover paper is from February Paper Club, “Fern.” Signatures are made with...

doodleflowering

Doodling with my non-dominant hand Drawing centers in wax pencil Applying many layers of watercolor This painting gets the Schminke watercolors to really glow. I had been finding them pretty flat, so I really...

fleurs d’hiver

I started working in India Flint’s latest course on February 1st. It’s called “a clearing in the woods.” There’s stitching involved. And unbundling little dyed bundles. And doodling and painting imaginary flowers. A Clearing...

sun moon stars

I’m having fun coming up with different ways to stitch down the moon medallions from Jude Hill’s threadcrumbs shop. Below are a sun ray design and a starry sky. I only have two more...