My friend Meagan was asking today while we were at Kinko's making copies for tonight's "test the deck night" of the Lunar Maria Oracle cards and map I am in the process of making. These cards and map are based on the Lunar Maria, astrology, cycles of time, and originates from 44 hand embroidered and dyed images I made over the last several years in Portland and Iceland. Megan asked what the cards were made of.....I said, an old wool blanket that I had cut up while nursing my second baby Lucia. I had made nursing pads to catch the milk drips when I had produced too much milk for my baby. Years after weaning her, I started embroidering on these old wool nursing pads that I had made out of the wool blanket. Now they are the original cards for the upcoming Lunar Maria Oracle Deck.
Lunar Maria: fabric, paper or diy fabric kits for Covid Pandemic online stitching group
Thank you to the Portland School of Astrology for hosting my 'test the deck' night. I learned so much! I have decided to scale back the project to be 44 cards with a booklet.
The 44 cards will be available in 3 ways: paper cards w/ paper booklet, & fabric pouch, fabric cards w/ paper booklet & fabric bag, or DIY fabric cards that you cut & sew together, w/ paper booklet & fabric bag. These DIY fabric cards will only be available for the online stitching group and those interested in getting together in this way.