I've never seen a florist selling Sweet Peas, they're the sort of flowers that are plucked from someone's garden, the stems wrapped in tin-foil, and when handed over (to me), elicit a squeal of delight.
I'm still busy there, but working at a slower pace, because I'm also illustrating a book at the moment.
I'm working on a commission for a sculpture for someone too.
I love having them there, as the table I work on is covered in half finished sculptures, figures who haven't quite got their full personalities in place, so it's nice to have Evangeline hovering over me as I work.
And I don't know if you remember me selling these cards? They sold so well and quickly, that it made me decide to produce some more cards, but with new designs. I'm in the process of finishing two sculptures that will be on two different card designs, three designs are already done. The idea is to sell packs of cards again.
My website showing my sculptures is also resolved. It has been for a few months, I just haven't mentioned it because I'm rubbish at doing that sort of thing. If you fancy taking a look, the link is here: www.vanessacabban.com
I must put a link to my website in my sidebar, another thing I'm rubbish at doing.
I got to sit outside and knit the other day. Remarkable.
Do you think our dogs have us wrapped round their little paws perhaps?
The red gingham dress is resting whilst I get my sewing mojo back, I need a project I love the thought of working on, to get my "sewing glow" back. My sewing glow vanished with the red gingham dress.
Does that make sense when I say "sewing glow"? With the first two dresses I made, I was very excited to have made them, and found myself totally involved with the sewing, and most importantly, confident that I would carry on sewing. But for some reason, the red gingham dress dented my confidence. I'm sure this is quite a common thing with a beginner at anything isn't it?
Well, my medecine to help with this sewing hiccup is to let the red gingham dress lie low for a bit, untill I'm ready to pick it up and finish it off. Good medecine recipe?
Have a lovely weekend then.................. Vanessa xxx