... we scrapped dying and inscribing designs on the eggs and decided to draw designs on instead. This was a delightful solution and pastime.
In the end I was very happy to have made the box even although at first I kept thinking, 'I am making a bon bon box for who? I am in lock down - who can I give it to?'
I have discovered to my dismay, have to be washed by hand otherwise they unravel. It is therefore quite a palaver and they are heavy so I don't like washing them.
Welcome to the first installment of my Victorian Crafting Series working with Cassell’s Compendium of Victorian Crafts. Morag and I decided to start off with the Monograms and Cyphers because we anticipated that it would be a relatively quick one and also because it would give us something to use as a cohesive image throughout