I used narrative in my applied project to better understand the changes that I went through this year.  Instead of taking “field notes” I often just snapped a quick photo.  Looking through the thousands of photos from this year brought memories, conversations, and details to mind.  As part of my applied project, I am building a visual narrative by making a handmade book with these photos.  I am using the photos, my unfinished demonstration pieces, and sewing to create each unique page.  Here is an in-progress sneak peak of one of the 60+ pages: