Friday, January 18, 2013

The Deep Freeze

It's been awhile since I posted here, my apologies to those who want to follow what's going on in my neck of the woods.  It's been a long stretch of winter here.  Several good snowfalls and then a long stretch of very cold weather.  We haven't been above 32 since before Christmas.  Brrrr!  It makes doing chores even more of a challenge than usual.  I have to admit that even though it's only half over, I am so done with winter and ready for spring. 
Box lid design ready to transfer

I am finally able to jump back into the marquetry work that I so love.  I am happy to say that I am finally working on the finishing touches to the picture that got set aside last spring - other things have a way of taking over my time until I all of a sudden realize just how long it's been since I picked up my knife!  Once I have the picture finished, I have a new hat box design all ready to go which I can't wait to start.  I am also working on spinning up some of the handpainted rovings that I dyed last fall.

New box pattern ready to transfer
So despite my long silence, yes, I am still here!  I have to admit I am looking forward to sunnier, warmer days - I really am tired of being cold!  So for now I am finally jumping into the world of veneer and lots of fiber.  Hopefully I will have some more pictures to post in just a few days.  Stay safe and warm everyone!