They´re just two pieces of fabric I unearthed while
sorting through the mess - one nicely garment shaped,
the other one had the writing already on when I bought
it - so I pinned them to a wall, for further consideration,
while attempting to get some order...
... achieving quite the contrary, as usual...
... for a few stitches (here: on my monthly hanging for
... and for a few new ideas, as this lady says she has
about "this thing called living" (who cares about a
white hair or two... shake it loose and let it fall,
Do you remember my Calmers?
I did, and made two new ones, mixed-media-style...
They´re always about the same size - I use the lid
of a stone container where I keep paperclips as a
I´ve been enjoying some long distance sewing lately...
This is a piece I call "Morgen" (German for morning as
well as tomorrow) - there´s a scrap of an old book in
it with that word.
It shows handwritten (only partly visible now) and machine
written words in English and German I improvised around
that word "Morgen"...
And I made three mixed-media pictures on small, tile
like canvases which I also covered with improvised
text fragments before attaching the layers of cotton
and paper with the drawings, and so partly hiding
the words again...
"Pleasure" this one is called - and that playing with
words is a pleasant thing indeed. Hiding some of the
meaning (if there ever was...) seems to give things
an additional breathing and thinking space (or so I