Adventures in Paper Making

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Hello, one of my goals for last year was to try my hand at papermaking. So I took a class in it! It was a basic class and I mostly experimented with adding natural dyes to the paper, only used the Hollander once, used the blender many times and learned that I do not like cotton paper at all.

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The Plains and The Sames

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Hello everyone! Today is a bit of a different post but it is something I think is important for me to share. The purpose of this post is to share an embroidery piece that I made and have dedicated to the prairies as a sort of gift to the Canadian prairies. The prairies is something  that I feel very close to (as you can see if you read my poem artist statement) and that is what this piece, The Plains and The Sames is conveying. Please enjoy!

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Experiments and other stuff

Alright yay two posts in a small amount of time! I’m living dangerously I suppose.

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(the Marshall kitty living dangerously by water this past summer at the cabin)

In this post I’ll be talking about the new shirt that I am currently making, Edwardian Farm, a scarf that I made, and some organization that I am rather proud of and think is rather clever… Not that other people will share my enthusiasm for it.

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What I have been up to….

Oi vey! this past month I feel like I have both done a lot but also have done nothing… Do you ever have times where you feel like that? I do often. So in the past month I have been infatuated with the last imperial Tsar of Russia and his family (Nicholas, Alexandra, Olga, Tatiana, Maria, Anastasia, and Alexei). This stated with me watching Being John Malkovich… Strange I know but let me explain. So for those who don’t know in the film John Cusack plays a big creep (seriously he is very creepy) and I being the John Cusack lover that I am (High Fidelity being the only real reason for this) I couldn’t stand having him be Craig in my mind. I had to redeem him in my mind. So late one night I decided I had to watch a movie with him in it to do this. It was too late to start watching High Fidelity and I had remembered that John Cusack played Dimitri in the animated film Anastasia

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