i took the collage with me on my travels to Scotland. as i stitched i felt the cloth strengthen. the lace frayed a little – the muslin too. frayed areas are appealing soft – still contributing to the overall merging collage.
Frayed in parts and slightly fragile strength gathered from connecting pieces through stitches.I left the pieces to themselves. Returned to cut /re-order and stitch and re-stitch.
Working with physical pieces- i am not sure what it is. I think it is to do with ageing and putting some things to one side or having them forced from you and then reshaping through repetitive actions sometimes mindfully -sometimes trance-like /sleep walking…