Mainly photos of and thoughts about my handmade books and mixed media textile art ... but sometimes other bits of "life" get in the way
10 July 2012
It started with cones of mohair found in a charity shop.
Black at the centre, then layers loosely and/or tightly wound -
to make a beautiful smooth pink fluffy light sphere -
covered in non-fluffy yarn and soaked with pva glue. Then, the surgery -
scalpel and scissors. Brutal -
Mohair is not the best material. I find the "surgery" photos distressing. This doesn't seem to be the way forward with these balls. Think again (think: knitting...two beautiful light fluffy jumpers...later...)
There are other possibilities to try with the "memory balls". I have a little list.