exactly that

A negative lost between the panels of a forgotten drawer in one of the old studio cabinets. A dress of repurposed fabric, handmade to suit, pretty bias trimming, three quarter sleeves and pockets large enough for paperbacks. A sturdily sewn heavy canvas sock sack, again with pockets for the good stuff. (You are a child of the moon and now you have the pin to prove it.) A shawl, worn as a kerchief, a soft cotton wool dream, full on prairie chic. A moody kiki sitting atop the stairs wondering if it’s worth the effort. A soft shape in strong contrast.

soft study

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I have a fondness for the inconsistent greys of birch tools, the shattered flecks of ocean colored glass set in porcelain, the overcast blur of winter light,

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the concern of emotion that can be stitched in wool,

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the soft glow of linen, the comfort of bare feet, the roundness of tummies,

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the milkshake of that pink,

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the curiosity of pose, the tiny cotton flower crocheted with thread on that cold morning, just because,

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the cohesion of handmade,

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and if we can leave pants out of it, let’s leave pants out of it.

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