Quotations galore

Quotations galore
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
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Useful Gifts

Useful Gifts
Creating something tangible yourself makes for a great little gifts to give to friends. It’s slightly sneaky because of course they have to like it: you made it especially for them!
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Urine Credible

Urine Credible
And suddenly I was very glad to have a hobby that could keep me occupied the day my mother was operated to have a kidney removed which would be transplanted to my cousin!
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A Word after a Word

A Word after a Word
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.
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Hello World!

Hello World!
Paging Mom! Paging Mom! Am in desperate need of a new hobby: one where I don’t necessarily look and gaze at screens all day. One where I make something that is tangible and that I can do outside of work hours. My mother was good enough to loan me some cloth and a few colors. She gave me a short instruction and I was off to try to create something in cross stitch embroidery.
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