Oh, I'm so excited! The Redwork on Flickr were beautiful and then I thought of the little known - Blackwork!
The possibilities are endless! I have a thought in my head (imagine that after my last post!) Really...I have a thought I don't want to share just yet....oh, gosh- it's good....this is something that could sustain me if over the move I have everything in storage and I'm waiting on a place. Of course, only if this one sells....
Black embroidery was known in England before 1500. Geoffrey Chaucer in the Canterbury Tales describes the clothing of the miller's wife, Alison: "Of white, too, was the dainty smock she wore, embroidered at the collar all about with coal-black silk, alike within and out."
.....remember....'England'.....I'm off pondering!
You want to know what is honey to my heart? When a student says, "I wish you were my bus driver in the morning!" (he takes a different bus to school in the morning...) aaahhhh, I told him I wish I was, too!