|Three little girls...|
It's been quite a while since I've made some tiny shoes. They were the backbone of my designs in the beginning, then they just became so problematic for my vertigo that I took a break from them for a while. They are so darned finicky to make as they are completely hand-cut and fabricated...and tiny! I've spent the past 2 days transferring the pattern to my Silhouette Cameo cutter and I am sooooo thrilled. I've perfected it now, I think, so my role now consists of simply doing the hand work....putting the tiny pattern together. I just feel so much calmer knowing that the minuscule pieces will cut themselves out uniformly. Of course, I have to get the silver clay in a perfect, flexible state first to go through the cutter, but I also find that quite enjoyable.
I'm working on a custom order and a few other pieces for photography, but they are just not coming together in my head. When that happens, I take a tech break....I find fiddling on Illustrator extremely relaxing, so the shoe project totally helped.
Tomorrow I'll be back to the custom work.