25. Napkin Diary For November 2014

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Happy New Year, and a big thank you for your support, it is always much appreciated.

Have a great 2015,

Alison x

P.S. I will be having a Valentine giveaway on 14th Jan

 

Sunday, 16th November 2014

I set off for work very early this morning. It was the first wearing of my winter hat.

The picture was taken from ‘Picture Word Book’ by Lynne J Bradbury and illustrated by Lynn N Grundy. Ladybird Books, Loughborough, 1980.

 

New Visitors:

I like to make art from stuff nobody else wants. Stuff from the bin. Stuff with a secret history.

I absolutely never cut up books which could otherwise be read, or clothes which could otherwise be worn. Nor, do I erase the blemishes left by life. I cherish life’s blemishes.

A few years back, I bought six vintage linen napkins in a charity shop, for the meagre sum of two pounds. So far, I have turned three of my napkins into sewn diaries, using fast food leaflets, old magazines and books.

Each of my napkins represents a month, with a different entry for each day. For example, the day Lynda Bellingham died, I added the Oxo box from my kitchen cupboard.

November is my fourth napkin this year, the others are June, May and October. Some of them can be found in my shop.

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