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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 […]


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 […]

Chasing my tail and swearing at my Bernina

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

I can’t believe how long it is since I last blogged…the time has run away with me again. I’ve had lots of good intentions, but somehow they have come to nothing or at best not very much at all….. Of course ten days in bed will throw the best organized of us out of the […]