Empty Spools at Asilomar: Thursday 27 February 2014

28 02 2014

Another great work day today.  Well into my THIRD piece! (progress photos below)

After 4 pm it was time to visit the other classrooms and see what everyone else had been working on. Some fabulous and very creative work!

We sure got the pick of the classrooms (‘Sand’), with our glass walls on three sides. Some of the other rooms were like dungeons.




My workstation is on the left; Donna was opposite me, and Marilyn was at the end with her back facing the fireplace.

We had the final show and tell presentations tonight, and the last presentations from the teachers. Tomorrow is the lady (half) day, and then it will all be over.
It’s been a great experience and I’ve learned a lot, made new friends, and enjoyed the tranquility of this gorgeous part of the world.

Meals today: breakfast: scrambled eggs and sausage links; lunch: pumpkin soup, meat or vegetarian lasagne Or Cobb salad; dinner: choice of roasted beef, pork loin, or a vegetarian Moroccan dish.

My third piece

My third piece was another Cassie, this time my friend Char’s dog Cassie (my first and only dog was also called Cassie!). As with the other pieces, I started with the eyes and all the black bits, adding progressively lighter colours as I went. Again, I used about 15 or so different thread colours in this piece.

The first photo below is the original sent to me by Char; the rest of the photos are of my progress.







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