Boreal sunset book

A little book 4” high x 3-1/4” wide. The covers are scraps of an eco-printed paper toned with watercolors. I’ve been saving them for awhile, waiting for a use to arise. I dyed the...

Quiet ingredients

I finished these two books this week, following Ali Manning’s instructions in her Handmade Book Club for the “slim case binding.” The colors are subdued and quiet. They give a feeling of peace when...

Solar system

An overcast day, an excuse to stay inside and play with puzzle pieces. Also, I’ve finished stitching a hem around these four solar phase circles, so trying out more design ideas. This is a...

Strip weaving on the shadow side

I’m filling out the edges of the yellow strip weaving with purple. I’m not sure I like the straight lines in the large circle. I keep visualizing the strips going around the form. Well...

Woodsy booklets

I finished binding this group of eco-printed booklets. They look and feel great together. The interior pages are dyed also, the larger ones with eco-prints, the two small ones with black walnut. The bindings...

How to make it round

I finished the two woven sections of yellow. Now I want to add to it to make it round. This introduced a bit of problem-solving this morning. Felt good. Mondays are energizing. Sundays are...

Color story

Suddenly I found a use for all the purple two inch squares I stitched. These four strips will go on the outside edge of my large cloth. But for now, they look exciting next...