Winter 2019-2020 (while I was still not smoking!), I was busy kerning and designing various quotations and lyrics. I had fun picking favorite sentences from books or movies, and I loved playing around with the various letter types I have in my collection. From: John Green, Turtles All The Way Down From: Hank Green, An Absolutely Remarkable Thing From: Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice From: Victor/Victoria, song Crazy World, sung by Julie Andrews, lyrics Leslie Bricusse, melodie Henry Mancini
Aren’t we all made of stardust? Really upped my Sinterklaas-gift game with these name labels!
First little piece of embroidery finished, I wanted to create something more substantial. Using grap paper to help me sketch out the placement of letter and words, I decided a nice quotation would do the trick. Of course, a simple quotation is a hard find. I wanted something with ‘words’. Margaret Atwood to the rescue! A Word after a word after a word is Power. I also downloaded many alphabet samples to extend my font library, and I discovered that kerning with letters using only little blocks can be tricky.