I was waiting with great anticipation for today. June first! The second lesson of the Cabinet of Curiosities was posted this morning. I spent all morning (except for exercise class) reading the second lesson but I'm not done yet. My creative juices are running. I want to play with designs and possibilities. I want to make a list of motifs and poems that I like. This course is worth every penny. What fun to dream of the designs my cabinet can have. It has to be fabulous and reflect me and what I like. When I was in elementary school, I was supposed to find a poem and bring it to school or memorize it or something. I kept forgetting and we didn't have any poetry books at my house. Finally, I went through an old set of encyclopedias that my grandmother had given us and found a poem. I have always liked this poem and would like to incorporate it on my casket. It is by William Blake called " Auguries of Innocence":
To see a world in a grain of sand,
and a heaven in a wild flower,
hold infinity in the palm of your hand
Eternity in an hour.
Burma Shave (just joking!)
I having the most fun day and learning a lot about the cabinets.
I didn't get much stitching done yesterday. Some days are like that. I got one more motif/cartouche stitched on Mute But Not Silent.
I put in a few stitches on the Second Bookmark but they are hardly noticeable.
I started the pin cushion of the Stitching Chair Necessaire. I am one thread off so I have to frog a bit. But luckily it's not too much and I know where I made the mistake.
I hope you have a fun day too.