Tag Archives: spring

A circle

I added a circle to the square patchwork cloth, just for a little balance against the squareness. Since we’re just past the Spring Equinox, where night and day are equal, this seemed like a good thing to do. I can’t … Continue reading

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Outside

The weather has been glorious the last two days. I’ve been outside for most of the time, tidying the garden. Plenty of sunshine, fresh air, Spring, birdsong, bees and ladybirds, and not much of this: Sometimes you just have to … Continue reading

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Pieces of Spring

During the marathon decorating, I pieced together some silk patchwork in the few spare moments I could gather together. The larger squares are 2″, the smallest just half an inch square; just some over-dyed silk scraps, hand pieced over paper. … Continue reading

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Silently stitching

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Inside

Of course, this jacket will need lining. And as I thought about that, I thought about how nice it might be if this was reversible. So that means making two jackets, in effect: one inside the other. If I bind … Continue reading

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Laying out

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the dawn of Spring

This will be the cover for a notebook, about 5″ x 7″ landscape format, in which I can record ideas about something I want to start this month. It’s quite ambitious, but I want to make some sort of garment: … Continue reading

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Stitching Spring

Just a small thing in progress. The colours of Spring, taking the path of Spring.

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In search of Spring

I thought Spring was far away after the ferocity of our long, cold winter. This morning I searched for signs that the Spring had returned, and, like all seekers, I found.  Imbolc (1st February) marks the first day of Spring, … Continue reading

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Equinox

Here we are already at the Spring Equinox: one of the two points in the year at which day and night are equal.  I don’t know why the Met Office insists on calling this the first day of Spring.  It … Continue reading

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