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Starting small… or one tiny step towards climbing a mountain

Friday, December 9th, 2016

Since I’ve been at home I’ve had time to take stock of things, tidy up, sort and organise. It’s been a bit of a shock if I’m honest. Now don’t get me wrong, the fabric and wool stash was always kind of out of control. Every year I would say that I was going to […]

A little time to sew

Sunday, December 4th, 2016

I can’t say that job-searching is going spectacularly well. A little disconcerting to realise at the age of 52 that the rest of the world in all probability believes I am past my best. I guess the most important thing though is that I don’t think that. There is still some life in the old […]

Pink

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

I’m not really much of a pink girl, but I’ve been working on this pink lady for a good while now – economy blocks in all the Tilda fabric in my collection. Very girly, very pretty….but I underestimated how much work all those teeny blocks would be. Never mind, they are done now and this […]

A winter wonderland and a bit of crafty pottering

Sunday, January 18th, 2015

  It snowed quite a bit overnight and we woke to a winter wonderland here on the hill. Unfortunately we had overslept so I just had time to snatch this photo before I whizzed off to the airport to put my husband on a flight to Asia….. I’m still managing to appreciate the little things […]

Stitch Tease 2

Sunday, December 21st, 2014

I won the battle with the Bernina. Although I did have to change the top thread before I went completely mental. The machine clearly didn’t like the thread I was trying to use for quilting – a very old Madeira rayon thread which I’ve used before and got away with and which I’m still determined […]