Posts in sewing paper
Rainbow color wheels in thread + ink

My sewing machine was calling to me from the corner of the art table. When I don't use it for a few weeks I miss sewing, I miss making marks with thread. So I made some collaged pie charts last year in my art journal and on index cards and the theme - whether you see it as a divided circle or a trivial pursuit playing piece or a color wheel - keeps returning to my mind.

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Postcards from the...

So I wanted to create something interesting with some texture. Sewing paper is one of my guilty pleasures and so I never pass up an excuse to do that! I used japanese papers {see the wrinkles}, magazine & catalog clippings, brown kraft paper, painted papers & gelatin prints for variety, but I kept most of the components fairly large on these 4x6" mail art postcards.

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