The Devil is in the Details

My studio is very close to being finished.  The workmen have departed, which is so nice.  They were all friendly and extremely competent men, but now I can stay in my pj’s a bit later in the morning, if I’m not going out anywhere, and the dogs won’t be barking at trucks pulling up to the house before we’ve had breakfast. 

This studio project has gone from “macro” to “micro”.  I love the “micro” elements of getting all the details just right.  I have organized my wool, which used to be in an old grain bin and required an archeological dig to find what wool I wanted to use.  Now the wool is in clear bins.  Matching bins.  That’s important.

I also decided to re-draw my patterns on good quality paper and keep them in a flat folder.  This was a bigger project than I expected, and I haven’t finished yet, but it’s well worth the effort.  It feels good to be organized. 

Well, almost organized.  There are still a few things to do.  I need to buy shelving for the closets.  My husband went out to buy them for me, but came home empty handed.  He said there were so many choices that he didn’t feel comfortable choosing for me.  I guess after 40-plus years of marriage that man has learned a thing or two!

My Chicken Dreams rug is making slow progress at the moment, but I hope to have something to show you next week.

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There’s a lot of beauty out there and my husband’s garden is a big part of it!

Some patterns redrawn and others waiting in line.

Some patterns redrawn and others waiting in line.

A garden path bordered by spiderwort and weigela.

A garden path bordered by spiderwort and weigela.