In my ongoing effort to create a blog header that makes me happy, here is the entirety of the latest version, before I focused in on the parts I like best (see above).
Jude's Magic Diaries online class. Around the edges are strips of arimatsu shibori from Glennis.
Also, I've been trying (in vain, it turns out) to escape the cold that's been going around. Today, my voice is totally gone! I can only squeek very softly and with great effort. I have rested and rested and rested and here's what else I've been doing, in order to prepare for Groundhog's Day, my favorite holiday, Feb. 2. They are sachets...the one for gentlemen is full of pine needles and smells woodsy. The one for ladies is full of lavender blossoms and rose petals, dried. I wasn't too good at sending out Christmas packages to my relatives this year so I hope these will make up for it.