Quite a while ago, I stitched a temari with the shiny threads from Japan. This pattern is called plum blossom and because Elisa of Scotland has a Victoria Plum tree, I sent it to her. Elisa is very into digital photog and today she sent this picture to me.
Elisa of Scotland, who has taken the banner images seen on this site, participates in a Flicker group called Macro Mondays.
To challenge me and to get me to use my new camera more, she has started to send me the weekly challenge information; and for two weeks now, I have taken it on and when I am done, I send the picture(s) I have taken and my "submission" to her.
Here are my entries. First, which was last week's, was TIME. There are TWO images of the inner workings of an antique pocket watch I have.
The second subject, which is for the coming Monday is STRIPES. This shot is of a banded agate I cut and polished as a mini-plinth. I was going to makes cabs but could not cut away the layers of the agate.
Laurie lives in central Texas with Erich a.k.a. "the shop elf"- her hubby of 35+ years and Cowboy Boots, the cat; her metals studio including 100+ hammers and 300+ chasing tools; her sewing studio which has a sewing machine, a closet filled with fabric, hundreds of skeins of embroidery floss and perle cotton, silk and other materials, and Mrs. King the dress dummy; two weaving looms, assorted knitting needles, tubs of yarn; lots of books; plus a plethora of geeky tech gadgets, computers, and more.