Monday, January 18, 2010

Day 18

Vintage wound thread.


  1. A friend sent me a link to your blog and I am an immediate follower! It is also an inspiration for me to keep going with the "My Stash" posts on my own blog,

    I know you said you were aware of others doing this; have you seen the book In Flagrante Collecto? If not, I think you would be immediately sucked in...

    Will keep watching,



    PS: Also contacted your rep regarding my illustration work:
    Check it out if you get a chance!

  2. I just found your blog and I am thrilled!!!! I think we must be kindred spirits.

  3. I'm really glad I found this blog. Your collections are always so great, and I'm always so, so inspired by them!

  4. I'm really enjoying this project. It makes me think about the collections that I have as well as the collections that I must force myself to say "no" to because ... so many beautiful things, only so much space.

    Thanks for embarking on this adventure. I'm along for the ride!

  5. Your collection today reminded me that for several years I kept all the tail threads I cut from my sewing projects. I called it the end of strings collection.

    Love this idea.


  6. lovely old threads..the cards they're wound on are just as lovely

  7. this is the greatest project and so ambitious. i'm looking forward to seeing all of your sketches and collections!

  8. This reminds me of my grandmother so there is great nostalgic attachment to these images. What a wonderful idea to photograph your collections over the span of a year. I look forward to it.

  9. Such a great idea!
    Compliments for your work!

  10. Wooden sewing boxes filled with balls of tangled thread, cards with embroidery silk, buttons, needles and pins clustered together with spit gone rust

  11. Many of the marvelous collections posted here exists in my shop in ─░stanbul.. The Works, Objects of Desire..

    You may see some of the stuff by joining the shops group in Facebook..

    Group name: ''The Works, Objects of Desire''
    Karaca Borar..

  12. I just discovered this blog and I love it... You remind me of me. Sometimes I make poems that are just collections of stuff. One has a collection of stuff I found in an attic in rural Sweden. The house used to be the general store for the small town, and the attic had boxes of leftover things in it, such as rolls of vintage wallpaper, shipping tags with the store's address on it, and old cards of metal snaps (as you would find at a fabric store). This last thing fascinated me the most because there were multiple boxes of old snaps, like this was the one thing the store couldn't get rid of.

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