Here we are. Almost the middle of April. Big moon coming. And I have a new design wall out on the porch. I painted it white last summer. The porch is my studio now for as long as it is warm enough. I am thinking I will simply work on the Just Home series through April. No other agenda. I am organizing my cloth thoughts for May when I will be able to talk and film outside. And begin again. […]
Just Good Morning. Because I plan to post here daily. Just to be here. There are now two. In the Just Home series. Just Because I would like to make nine. This morning he seems to have two different colored eyes. Just the way the light plays. I like the idea of having “different” kinds of eyes. On the same face. Reminds me of Expanded Vision.
Every morning, mostly, I eat yoghurt. You know… how the whey separates out over time and so I pour that off into a little jar and keep it in the fridge. Soak a little square of cloth, 5″, lightweight muslin, for 24 hours, then, the next day hang it out to dry. I have a stack of these curing. This is a mordant process. For dyeing cellulose fibers. I learned it in Girl Scouts. 55 years ago? But I never […]
There’s just no end for my love of light through a cat’s ear. Soul-o has become a ham. The dye po(e)t was out on the porch all winter and became a bit of a compost pail. It froze and thawed over and over. much of the liquid evaporated. I will add some back and boil it up today. I hope to build an outside fire pit soon.