Black and white

In Estonian internet craft community Isetegija there was a project “Black and white” where you had to use whatever technique you like as long it is black and white – no other colors were allowed.

As black has been my favorite color for a long time and white has also followed it, then I decided to join that project. I had a plan to do a journal for my shawls that would include photos of these and all calculations and descriptions of all calculations and materials. It happened, that I wasn’t able to do the journal on time, so I made one white felted box with black hand-stitched ornament:

Still, I needed the journal and so I finished that one too. Used 2.5 mm cardboard for covers that I painted with black gesso except the area for gel transfer that was painted white. I did the image transfer using printed photo of the pattern of my last shawl, then used some rubber-stamps and used coptic binding with white waxed thread. So, here it is:


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