I finished two zafu meditation cushions this week and brought them along to the Stanley Arts Sunday market in South Norwood SE25. ( London UK ) It’s a different dynamic to finish a thing when there is an in real life deadline involved. The regular routine is thrown out of whack but it was soContinue reading “Sewin Studio at Stanley Arts Sunday Market”
Rushing the making process doesn’t work. I realised today that the process needs to be slow and deliberate, so as to put the best healing energy into the work. It may be that the lining cushions can be batch made quickly but the covers need care and attention . ‘Baby’ is the first of threeContinue reading
On the design wall . Hexagon mandalas awaiting transformation into zafus. Next up is to find complementary colours for the side panels and the bases. Long enough pieces to accommodate pleating. Oh and to order buckwheat husks to fill them into plump satisfying cushions.
‘State of Mind Map’ started a good while ago is coming along. It’s part of my Finishing Project , which comprises small and now large scale work and studio tidying /decluttering. It came to the point where I couldn’t start another new piece when there were so many unfinished pieces needing attention. I’ve completed aboutContinue reading “The Finishing Project”
When I returned, the same calm descended. It was serene. So it is, that this corner of suburban south London has taken me completely by surprise. It never occurred to me that an artbritary new place, or any place for that matter, could conjure up the same magical feeling I’d had in a different place,Continue reading “Επφάνεια 2”
I spent a good part of the day taping around the edges in no 4. The hall, the dining room and stairs. I took lunch on the Veranda then later on my afternoon break I ventured into the garden, sat myself on the earth, in the warm afternoon sun. At first, sitting there, I struggledContinue reading “A perfect blue”
Cynthia introduced me to ‘The Lotus and The Lily’ by Janet Connor. Cynthia was finishing up her mandala and had posted it on Instagram. I was curious. Cynthia is a person to trust, being a true voice in the scheme of things. Always holding heart and space for women’s creativity, she walks her talk. TheContinue reading “My prayer has found me”
Journaling and personal detective work pays off. It unearths ‘The Truth’ that has buried you in a lie Keep going with your words, keep inquiring, keep learning, open your heart, access your truth. For it is true, the Truth shall set you free. Free from fear. Over the years, I have learned that establishing aContinue reading “Detective”