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500 and out

I did promise something spectacular for my 500th post, and here it is: Not quite what you were expecting. I’ve been quietly making some spectacular changes to my life. During my blog break in June/July I researched, wrote and submitted … Continue reading

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Work continues, sporadically, on tacking the layers of Metamorphosis. I overestimated the size of the wool batting and ended up with about 8″ spare all round the edges of the 60″ pieced top. Working on the tacking, I’m noticing that … Continue reading

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A pocketful of time

The cloth changed its name yesterday. Until yesterday it was Night and Day. Night: and Day: It started life as a cloth about time: about how it’s a peculiarly human need to carve up time into convenient measures – minutes, … Continue reading

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Drawing peace

Today is my first facebook birthday. The names from the blog draw went into a bowl: Incidentally, this bowl has been with me for nearly thirty years. It was one of the first ‘grown-up things’ that anyone ever gave me, … Continue reading

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Sewing seeds

…and taking a break until after Easter. Enjoy your holiday weekend.

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It’s official. I have a very bad case of Spring Fever. I’m painting walls, washing windows, sanding woodwork, polishing, more painting, more cleaning.  This is looking like someone else’s house. I haven’t picked up a needle for over a week, … Continue reading

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Getting away from paper and paint for a while, I’m making twelve little stitched samples based on some of the tracks patterns.  Each sample is about 7″ square and will be mounted on 8″ squares of black cotton to make … Continue reading

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The plan

Yes, there is a plan.  Actually, there are two plans: one short term (now until January) and one long term (2011).  The short term plan is to do very little.  This week I have a birthday; next week my husband … Continue reading

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This is home.  It feels like home already. If you’ve already found me here, thank you.  I hope you enjoy being here as much as I think I will. The blog list (right side bar) is still under construction.  If you’d … Continue reading

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