back to work and 2 more tiny worlds

I am back to work. I need to get back to posting though, since I am beginning to get a backlog of these Tiny Worlds.

Firstly though, I’d like to thank everyone who reached out to me with condolences- I really can’t convey how much it meant to me. I know that most of us don’t know each other in person, but I was truly touched and comforted by your words.

Anyway, pincushions 4 and 5-

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life news and tiny worlds

My desk has been covered with Tiny World pincushion parts and materials for the last week or so. Unfortunately, I had to leave that all behind on Tuesday to go to Connecticut because my Mom died. When someone is 100 and has not recognized me for years, I guess dying can never be called unexpected, and yet, wow, all the feelings and processing. And getting out of my little nest/comfort zone/studio, into a whirlwind of family and decision making. Goodbye Mom ♥

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I’ll be posting what I had finished and photographed right before I left on Tuesday.

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snowy owl time

Well first, Happy Mother’s Day to all who are celebrating! And now some snowy owls or maybe I should call them owls with no ears…

Both of these owls are incredibly soft, made with cashmere, angora, and alpaca, and I am sure some wool too.

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This one has eye brows.

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And this one isn’t terribly snowy at all!

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Here are his/her grey and white striped wings-

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Owls 3 and 4

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I love a great paisley, especially a knit paisley on an owl! (spoiler alert- I have more owl paisley coming…)

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The owl is sitting among the tulips which are just finishing up. Those tulips- it has to be 20 years since I planted them and they still thrive. Amazing.

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Burly Merman (4)

I love the proportions of this mer-fellow-

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Palm tree arms-

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And here are the 2 mermen, next to each other. Every time I dye fabrics, the skin tones come out differently and here it is really, really obvious!

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