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
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Affirmation turns up in life as statements to self, in the present tense, to manifest the qualities or things you want in your life. As in ‘I am rich’ or ‘money flows freely to me’ or ‘my life is beautiful’. Affirmations for money status, health status, the status of being alive and here. They areContinue reading “Affirmation”
2016 was my Year of Finishing. I completed projects I started, by the book, by ecourse and online challenges. I learned to follow through on commitments yes, but possibly compromising a sense of autonomy ? I like to think of it as training in life skills that up to now have eluded me. Here’s whatContinue reading “Finishing 2016”
Four more letters towards my #44lettersmore project. I have 30 letters so far. I’m unsure if these are done , they might need something a little darker. Also my spectacles crashed to the floor and split in two. So I’m working with an older pair… This might explain a lot .
#100 Day Result – Time Lapse photo
#100 Day Result. Time lapse photo, As in a month has passed since its completion. Flouting the rules of marketing, always the rebel. But honest. It was coincidence that the warm and cool colours balanced 50/50. A happy accident I’d say. Towards the end of the project, around day 75, the compositions became more abstract,Continue reading “#100 Day Result – Time Lapse photo”
Double sided art
Textile art has two sides. The reverse side is always a surprise.
Now there are six
Now there are six squares. Well, today has been a success, because I stitched the ‘y’, and because I’ve tweaked my routine, I worked my morning and started it the way I wanted. No dilly dallying today. So a nice bright yellow ‘y’ to celebrate. Experts in time management, recommend celebrating small wins. Sowhen you’veContinue reading “Now there are six”
A new year begins, a welcome, an invitation to to each new day, for hopes and plans for the year ahead. In 2015 I learned the power of 15 minutes – 15 minutes of de cluttering a day, 15 minutes of daily yoga. Doing things in small pockets of time regularly makes a difference. IContinue reading “15 Minutes”
24 Oyster Card Wallets and Thank You
Today I tested nylon thread to sew my recycled plastic bag oyster card wallets. Once over the technical problems, needle breakage, uneven and wobbly stitches I managed to finish the 24 colourful oyster wallets you see above. Also I’d like to thank all the visitors and art enthusiasts who came to see the Open StudioContinue reading “24 Oyster Card Wallets and Thank You”