The ochiri piece has been calling me to turn it into a collar, so I spent the afternoon hand stitching one edge together to make it so. Here is the progress so far: It is just pinned it together for a closure at this point. Going to work on piping the edges and create a tie closure. I need to get the olive color or the blue color for the silk piping. We will see if it works out, or?
Well, I cannot believe it is October 2014 already! The leaves on my huge maple tree are falling all over the ground and some are finding their way into my studio... I continue my work in all the free time I have, and have continued to experiment with the double pleated looks that I find so facinating. The following piece was 2' 12" in length by about 7" in width at the start, and double pleated it is only 31" long by about 3" wide. I am seeing a pattern developing where the p