These two pieces are opposite sides of the same page in the handsewn book Carole helped me make & in which I have been making all my collages. I've actually made thirteen so far, working my way almost to the end of the book's first signature (of three). If you click on the images at left you can see larger images & perhaps even notice the holes I have been cutting into the pages in order to let other pages show through. I have been using a lot of old business envelopes because of their transparent windows & their patterned inner surfaces. The other thing I've noticed is that the vertical orientation of the page and its aspect ratio have led me -- mostly unconsciously, at least at first -- to organize the shapes using a rough grid, the vertical axis dominant.