I made another little stack of needlebooks. I have been accumulating tins that can become mending kits as I assemble all their elements over time. I figure I will be teaching mending again sooner or later.
I love how these little pieces use tiny scraps (in this case, blanket offcuts) and yet turn them into something that is useful and perhaps also lovely. I also enjoy choosing plant dyed threads that work with the section of print I am using. Sometimes I change thread colour as I go or as the thread remaining in that colour runs out.
I made an exception here and used indigo dyed thread my beloved brought home from Japan for the coreopsis flower print, because–the print itself seemed to call for it. I can feel the time drawing closer when I will need to open my stuff, steep and store jars and see what new silk thread options they offer. How have I managed to wait so long?