So yesterday morning while all was quiet, I cropped and re-cropped the red and gray thread drawing from Tuesday (sorry...no photo of the full piece). It was my least favorite of the large sketches, but had potential. Cropping allowed the flowing lines and arcs to become the focus.
Not wanting to glue the sketches to the backing...and not being patient enough to wait for the glue to dry properly...I stitched the pages to the black backing.
The inside of the book is full of color and energy, while the back is more subdued.
It needs a holder, a container, a pocket or envelope to keep it safe. That will be made at home.
After stitching the original thread drawings on full sheets of paper, I wondered what would happen if I used smaller squares. Two sheets of Rives BFK lightweight yielded 12 eight inch squares and provided the basis for what I hope will be a daily practice. Only time will tell...