my latest little distraction
Main Entry: 1pom–pom
Etymology: alteration of pompon
1 : an ornamental ball or tuft used especially on clothing, caps, or costumes
2 : a handheld usually brightly colored fluffy ball flourished by cheerleaders
There is something strangely exciting about the moment when you cut the edges, pull the drawstring tightly together to reveal the pattern you have unknowingly (well almost) created. In my mind this makes me thing of protein folding and embryology. One day I hope I have some time to describe why if anyone is interested. For now I only have pretty pictures of my very low tech pompom making method.
Don't you love the little guardians of the pompoms or perhaps they call them pompons since these are Parisian owls made by Mathyld. They are already world famous, having made it to explore on the weekend.
Main Entry: pom·pon
Etymology: French, from Middle French pompe tuft of ribbons
1 : 1pom-pom 1
2 : a chrysanthemum or dahlia with small rounded flower heads
Don't be surprised if you see these colorful creations turning up just about everywhere this holiday season. We have plans....
Hope to see you tomorrow where the BIG SECRET PROJECT will be revealed!!!!