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Friday, November 20, 2009
The sculptural samples I have made are very exciting and even this one, which was orginially a metre of silk, and is now a small worm-like tube that no-one, from 3 years to 50, wants to touch... is providing a lot of food for thought. As I 'play' with it and try different forms it suggests many writhing pulsating nematodes ... and so on... I know I am going to make this bigger and bigger and start to use a machine for the gathering instead of by hand. Here goes...
Also - Major break through with stiffening the shibori and providing a stable surface for hand stitching... Small sample only so far but it is exciting progress. On On....
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