Components

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Things that become other things. Background pages. Paper scrolls. Little collages that will one day be a part of something bigger.

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Do you like stitching on paper? I recently cleaned my sewing machine and now it’s zipping along like a brand new machine, so of course I’m sewing on everything. These might become little book covers. I haven’t decided. Right now I’m enjoying them in this intermediate state.

At a recent art show I sat next to a jewelry maker. We talked about the pleasure of making components before you knew how you would be using them.

I’m not a jewelry maker, but I do like to string things together. There’s something primordial and nurturing about it. Very satisfying.

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