The last bit of machine sewing resulted in a satisfying number of empty spools.
I do enjoy using my stash of resources.
I sent a swatch sample to the SDA Swatch Collection.
It is a piece of bed-sheet that was wrapped around a maple tree for over a year. I stitched it with the colours I observed on the tree during the February new moon.
Then I went back to getting my studio in order.
It was only while following this urge to clean up that it hit me - I have spring-fever.
Amber, our son's girlfriend, gave me this delicious yarn last Christmas. She bought it in a Melbourne market cause it looked like me, she said.
Hand spun, hand dyed, chunky Australian merino wool by Hawthorne Cottage - hawthornecottage.com.au
I wound it into a ball and put it out to wait for it to tell me what it wants to be.
While cleaning up I came across this piece of light-weight silk.
It said it wanted to be with Amber's yarn.
Now they sit there together - waiting.