Saturday, February 14, 2015

Dust away

I felt like I was driving kids to afterschool activities, but they're just my paper dusters traveling to get trimmed and sanded.
I decided to make a new batch that was all Ohio botanicals, so that the entire thing would be grown and made locally: the kozo stick that acts as a handle, the paper thread that it hangs from, the paper thread waists, and the heads. Milkweed, cattail, hosta, and dogbane were thrown into the mix.
I prefer this miter box saw but mix it up with the powered version for speed.
Though I did lose a few sticks on this one, because they're so light and not straight.
I dropped them off today at Still Point Gallery, and Kate labeled each one so you know what fiber is what. They're on sale in Little Italy, so visit to take a look or contact them if you need to purchase from a distance (I had very harrowing experiences driving through the blizzard, so you don't have to go today—better stay warm and safe at home!).

2 comments:

  1. they remind me of household versions of the corn ladies! so neat, so cool!

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  2. a lovely bouquet of dusters!

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