I think logcabin could actually be a whole life's work, fiddling around with different effects, tones, patterns scales. I don't mind the constant ironing, I like the thrifty nature of the beast- using up the odds and ends. I love that the centre square should always be red to represent the warm hearth at the heart of the log cabin.I'm not a rules kind of a girl but I like this. More to come? Surely to goodness if only to connect with my inner 'little house' dweller!
Finally I got a little crazy- his photo has come out a little sun bleached the colours are much more smoking jacket in real life, I really got caught up in the Victorian study vibe for
this and if I had had some quills or beetle's wings or those dear oriental coins with the square holes in the middle you would have seen them here- crikey a shrunken head wouldn't have gone amiss!
More to come? I actually struggled to get the base laid- I ended up with awkward gaps I had no idea how to cover. In essence the technique is p****d log cabin with 'place and turn clockwise- repeat', perhaps I had just failed to achieve the correct degree of inebriation? But I loved the decoration- the trawling of the bead box for the weird/wonderful/both. So I think yes, a little more to come- but definitely in the same vein- no pretty flowers here, I am going all out seedy opium den with this every time!
And the long absences? Well birthdays for small girls, more family sadness, more bunting for the charity shop, and much much more wedding preparation. There is so much I can't show you that I have been fiddling away at. I have made jewellery for the big day, my bouquet and I have a few other tricks up my sleeve but as Simon knows me (I was going to say inside-out=but it made me feel a bit sick!) so well I want to make sure I surprise him just a little bit on the 6th of August- if I can. (don't worry- no seedy opium den vibe on that day- think it may be a little mo
re abandoned wedding in Nanny Mcphee- but heck It's meant to be fun right?