so you may have noticed that there’s not much going on around here at the moment first there was that Epic Power Failure and then, well, then i started thinking. that is, after all, the thing about having time. you start to think. can’t help it – i mean, what else is there to do? and because what i was not doing was getting to update my blog, i naturally began to think about blogging. more specifically, i was thinking about this blog, and what i want to do with it.
and while i figure that out, i’m working on a few things:
~Double or Nothing, a magazine-come-sewing kit, including original zero-waste patterns for soft toys/softies, accessories, and clothes, and the (recycled) materials you’ll need to make them.
~a set of original tarot cards (i know, i know)
~a series of articles on the use of biological remains in jewelery
~my first collection of clothing
i started Designs on Fragility with no real purpose. i realise that in an age of professional bloggers that’s frowned upon, but all i had was a vague desire to publish ideas and art that i thought were interesting so that’s pretty much what i did. plus limited time was a big factor and i really wasn’t ready to put much more planning into it.
but then…then people started reading it. people i didn’t know. people i feel great affection for but would not recognise in the street. it’s very odd to feel this warmth towards a nebulous number on a graph, knowing it connotes actual individuals who are out there, somewhere in the world, reading what i write. it’s strange almost to the point of spooky, and actually quite eye-openingly wonderous as well.
anyway. since then my scribbling and collecting pictures just to be scribbling and collecting has begun a process of evolvolution. i am reaching a point in my life – the first point – where i will have time to call my own, in which to think and plan, and thence to enact said thoughts and plottings. hence…i’ve started the process with this blog.
the first step is an official hiatus, and an official re-launch date. so. hi folks. i am going on hiatus, and i will be back on the 1st of November. long break, you say? well…yes. but it’s for a good cause.
you see, during that time period, this blog will be updated. not much, but a little, maybe once every few weeks, and at least once a month. because i’m not just sitting around musing, oh no, i am sitting around working, and there will be snippets and teasers up here no less than once a month while i work through this crysalis process of mine.