Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The Writer

I have just completed a new journal. 

There are more in progress. 

Despite calling it 'The Writer'
this one (the crafter) has not strung enough words together,
 to write an actual blog post. 
They are jumbled, in disarray, 
and must be arranged accordingly.

So imagery and captions for now. 

But do know, that there are words in progress.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Back in Miniature

I completed this wee book yesterday, I thought of the covers sleeping all night in the old green press and couldn't wait to fish them out and start stitching. There was some fantastic classical music on the radio and each stitch became like some sort of symphony.

On other things, I woke in the small hours of the morning yesterday, at 3:30 am to be precise, and proceeded to write 4 pages in my small notebook with an expiring Biro pen about a subject that I may bring to my blog soon. 

This used to happen to me alot in the past; I'd keep a book by my bed incase I'd wake from a dream and want to write it all down - as by morning, it would have been erased from my memory. 

I still have this little book. I shall endeavor to find it....

Spring Scriptures in Miniature, now available in my Etsy store.

Monday, August 4, 2014


...A new necklace in the shop...
some I love more than others,
this one, I have become 
particularly fond of.

It has grown a face.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Dreaming in Emerald

A little archaeological dig in cupboards of sorts produced a piece of leather that I thought had long ended.

The thrill elongated over days.

I got to recreate a past journal and use the last large piece (if this is large?) of this fervent colour to my Etsy store, which - is a little more colourful than it was a couple of years ago, might you agree?

I noticed this recently, it was not an intentional thing. I just let myself go where I will with my art, as with any artist it is an extension of self, a wander of the mind, an amalgamation of self -

Exploded with what materials are at hand.

Perhaps I am unveiling some rainbows. 

This morning walking in the sunshine infused grey sky, 
I saw a giant rainbow -
a super-rainbow - like a super-moon; 
spreading itself over the ocean vista before me.

Emerald Dreams - back in my Etsy store.

Friday, July 25, 2014

Broken Silence

New in the shop:

reclaimed black leather
vintage fabric patch
tea-stained archive text pages
(beautiful teamed with black ink)
Irish linen thread

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