in which our plucky heroine considers the concept of slowness... I always say that there are only two things I want to be fast in this world, one being my sewing machines and the other being my internet connection...
Last year February I made Idonia an embroidered needlebook, but
There was no chance last Saturday for either some block printing of my own, or time for carving a block, during Marya's class for which I was an assistant, but it really whetted my desire to try some block printing of my own in a historically inspired style. This motif, from a 8th century Central Asian textile, is my inspiration.
bench hook construction and use, but as I am not a woodworker, I'd not run across it before. A bit of work with the japanese saw, some dabs of glue and deploying the C-clamps was all it took...
another old favorite slow and sweet..
January SMART goals
|#||THINGS MADE||THINGS FIXED||THINGS GONE|
|1||sekrit santa gift||iPod speakers||bag to Goodwill|
|2||two felt mice||compression straps||bag to Goodwill|
|3||heraldic enamel||bench hook||bag to Goodwill|