A mosaic of what I'm working on. I have nearly finished two of the three necklaces for the collaboration with Rebecca. The third is waiting for a new batch of indigo to reduce (the old vat was too weak to give the colour I'm after).
These necklaces are finally taking shape after what seemed an endless struggle with technical difficulties. The degree of precision needed when placing the text on the fabric stretched even my love of fiddly detail at times. I hope they will be built of perseverance and the stronger for it.
By now I know the beautiful poems almost by heart and the vivid images in them are always with me as I sew or dye. "My dreams are delft blue..."