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Celebrating Seven Years (and Seven Stars)

July 7 is the nominal ‘birthday’ of this blog and I celebrate every year by posting a DIY star-themed project. This year I decided to share a planisphere.

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Seven Weeks or Forty-five Days

I have completed seven weeks of my #99DayProject, or 45 squares. I will show the squares in a moment, but first I am pleased to announce that my one-of-a-kind artist’s book The future isn’t what it used to be has … Continue reading

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And on it goes …

Six weeks of squares have been completed. Here’s today’s: It represents the year’s shortest night in the Northern Hemisphere, just before the Summer Solstice today. Oddly enough, it is also #42.

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Not very much ado about a few things

It has been one of those scattered weeks with a bit of this mixed with a bit of that. I did some preparatory work for a possible piece for a show later this year at the Hand Wave Gallery. This … Continue reading

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Ruth Smith’s Folded Secrets 1 and 2

In the summer of 2017, when I was looking for the folding pattern for this collapsing box, I discovered the Chinese Thread Book/Zhen Xian Bao and the work of Ruth Smith. I learned from the internet that she had written … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks : Psalter World Map

Tonight’s flick combines two of my loves: books and maps. The video is from the British Library Learning series on Vimeo.     You might spend a few minutes this weekend admiring some pop-up and movable books —another of my … Continue reading

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Moving Right Along

If you have been following this blog for a while you may recall that I spent several weeks early in 2019 backing paper for use in works for my September 2020(?) exhibition Square Dance at the Saskatchewan Craft Council Gallery … Continue reading

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Sewing Along

I have been sewing the letters on panels for L is for Lettering, and as of yesterday afternoon I am about two thirds done. I have produced a lot of little thread ends.

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A Bit of Progress

I have been easing back into working on pieces for Square Dance — my upcoming (September) solo exhibition at the Saskatchewan Craft Council Gallery. G is for Geography has remained on my worktable since late November, while I worked on … Continue reading

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July Was Map Month

On June 16 Dinahmow posted a call for people to post maps on their blog in July and leave a link in her comments. Somehow I missed the fact that last Sunday was the last Sunday in July (too busy? … Continue reading

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