I really like the vinyl for cutting out 'lino' plates. Not only are they a joy to work, but they also have the bonus of being double sided.
This is my plate partially cut away.
After I had the main details dealt with I started using cutting tools that I had bought for using on plywood: hot knife through butter! I guess that my lino tools need sharpening!
Because I was so pleased with the black that I tried at the end of last year, I have ordered some more Caligo Safe Wash inks. The black took a little longer than I expected to dry, but I do not mind that now that I am aware of it.
Meantime I am in the middle of my least liked activity involved in making a quilt: putting the back on - especially when it's a large quilt. My way of stitching causes the fabric to bunch/pull out of true which makes squaring off the edges somewhat of a pain for me. I need more space, a bigger table, a longer rule, ... or just an assistant! Hey ho, displacement activity over - back to work!