I am sorry to have frightened some of my readers with the word 'snake' in my last WIPW report. I asure you they are 100% harmless and totally toothless and made of fabric, thread, and their only strength is in the paper they are stitched onto.
Now they seem to have gone into hibernation! I have only seen a ball of three new ones:
I have spent a lot of my free time with the quilt show at Tokyo Dome, but hope to have more progress to report next week.