I don’t normally include much personal stuff in my blog but maybe I am not sure what else to write about today. Adding in a few photographs already on my blog to break up the text. I think I have been through three phases since this going into lockdown. Of course I have had a… Read More Looking for a sense of purpose
I have been trying to save my wrists by avoiding crochet so what is a girl to do? All these things have needed mending for a long time. I am happy to think that this post will probably make most of you feel smug or amused when you see my efforts. Anyone who has been… Read More Getting down to the mending!
I have been plugging away at the cross stitch bookmark kit I showed you. Only of course on sunny days. It has expensive instructions on how to approach it that I am trying to follow. Seeing that you could buy strips with holes to keep the cotton lengths orderly. I punched some holes round the… Read More How’s my Cross Stitch going?
Or if you want to call it “Mother’s Day” If you include social distancing. and leave gifts on the doorstep while mother is safely inside at a distance. I arranged and photographed these later. I was bought fruit and wine! and chocolate and when I said how low I was on vegetables and had no… Read More Maybe you can visit your mother on Mothering Sunday
Having been home for almost two weeks with a cold that I didn’t want to pass on to anyone else at this tricky time, I am beginning to feel a bit lonely, so I may be writing posts on my blog more often, since talking to my blog seems a bit better than talking to… Read More I used to have Real Indoor Plants!
Joining in with Wild Daffodil’s Textile Tuesday; see her’s here – https://daffodilwild.wordpress.com/2020/03/03/textile-tuesday-box/ Recently when going down to Woolston to buy some more yarn I decided to pop into the library and take a look at the display I had been told about. The display containing many knitted figures is to commemorate the 400th Anniversary of… Read More Textile Tuesday
I have finished the first sock and started the second. Here I am wearing it. I might have made it longer, because I so like this yarn and the effect it produces, except for these three reasons. If I made it longer I would probably have had to start increasing the number of stitches and… Read More A sock, a finalised phone closure and another project!
Joining with Sandra of Wild Daffodil and her Textile Tuesday I decided that I would follow her example and share some tapestry pictures I have. Not nearly as impressive as her needlepoint but with fond memories. These were created when I was in my teens as a joint project with my mother. A little hard… Read More Tapestry Roses
I wish you Joy and Peace at Christmas And Thank You to everyone for your comments.
Just the card and present for my daughter. I took a leaf out of Sandra at Wild Daffodil’s book and decided to use the sample I had made while planning my Lost Garden blanket colours for the birthday card. Of course I tidied it up and sewed in the ends. And attached it to a… Read More A Crafted Birthday