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Marking Time 8.2.13

 

"…mauve into lush velvet" –Marge Piercy

 

 

An Ode to Mauve

 

 

Marking Time 7.31.13

 

"So we grew together,
Like to a double cherry, seeming parted;
But yet a union in partition,
Two lovely berries moulded on one stem."

—William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream

 

 

So the Professor says to me, "Would you like to go for a walk in the woods and collect some wild cherries for a dyepot?"

 

Marking Time 7.26.13

 

"If the day and night be such that you greet them with joy, …that is your success." —Henry David Thoreau, Walden

 

 

So I shall write again about "mistakes." Because we all have them.

It's just learning to look at them in a different way.

 

Marking Time 7.18.13

 

"Perhaps I'll test the impact of a bean upon your beautiful white shirt." —Kristin Cashore, Bitterblue

 

 

The impact of a bean…

 

 

Handwoven linen gauze meets the humble black bean.

 

 

Marking Time 7.8.13

 

"…Indigo. Indigoing. Indigone." –Tom Robbins

 

 

Finished the ikat dye project / experiment / investigation from last week.

 

 

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