I'd like to thank everyone for their lovely comments on my blog over the last few weeks, I try to visit your blogs or send emails to thank you all, but I don't always get around to everyone. Please forgive me if I haven't contacted you and I do thank you very much, your comments are always appreciated. Thank you also to everyone who just drops in for a look, it makes blogging all worthwhile knowing there are people out there who take an interest in what you do.
Above are some components for my next necklace, I can't seem to get away from the sewing theme, I've even enclosed an old wooden cotton reel with cotton still on it, inside a very fine wire mesh tube. This piece may end up on my etsy when it's completed.
I've been busy during the week finishing off a journal for a lovely lady, Joanne for a very special birthday. The book is made from fabric and has some prints of my art, pieces of jewellery and lots of layers. Joanne has taken all of the different workshops I teach, she also opens up Hann Made for us on the third Thursday of the month so that we can all get together and
'do our own art thing'. Happy Birthday Joanne.
Today we took a trip into Melbourne for the Dali exhibition at the National Gallery, there was so much of Dali's work on display, it was amazing.
I love Melbourne's mix of old and new, this is the clock tower on our main city train station, and below is the station with our tallest skyscraper, the Eureka Tower, dwarfing it in the background.
This is the tower standing in it's own right amongst the 'new' side of town. We have some lovely old buildings and so many of the little lane ways are wall to wall with cafes and restaurants, with tables spilling out onto the street in a very cosmopolitan fashion. The atmosphere is wonderful as is the food and the coffee. It's still lovely to come home to our mountain retreat though at the end of the day.