…But some pieces are more right than others.
I’m trying to find the most effective arrangement for this series of 22 wrapped blessings. This is a surprise gift (I hope they don’t read this blog) for an old friend. The blessing words were gathered by friends. Once I settle on the order, I will give a rundown on the actual words. Plus I will tell you how I do my wrapping. As to why I do them…. well, it started out being a tool to see what a warp colors would look like next to each other. Then for a long time, I created lots of brooches using scrap silk ikat dyed yarn. It was probably then that the wrapping began to seem like “objects” unto themselves.
The actual size is 8″ at the widest and 16 1/2″ high.
I’m not so happy with the one below, but it’s different.
This one is interesting to me. I wrapped 22 sticks, but there are actually only 11 blessings. I wrapped each blessing twice.
Example: 1st wrapping stick 1″ wide. L.O.V.EE.V.O.L
2nd wrapping stick 1/2″ wide E.V.O.LL.O.V.E
Then I place completed wrapping 2 on top of completed wrapping 1. Now the finished piece will be 8″ wide by 11″ high