Tag Archives: women

The Distaff Side

This is the cloth I made in Jude’s spirit cloth class that began on 15th June, made as a birthday gift for my mother.  The cloth was safely delivered – and warmly received – into its new home today.  It began … Continue reading

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In Memoriam

On this day last year we said goodbye to my Auntie Pauline, who passed away after a long illness.  She was much more than my Auntie: she was my friend and adviser, a wise woman with a kind heart who … Continue reading

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Mothering

Happy Mother’s Day to my mum – and to mum number 2 in the Midlands For the Women who Stitched

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Edge

For the Women who Stitched now has an edge tacked in place:It also has a few spangly sequins dotted around between the flowers and leaves:I’m adding some seeding stitches in the triangular corners, just to hold the gauze down to … Continue reading

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Progress

This is the current state of ‘For the Women who Stitched’ – I’m thinking that’s rather an unwieldy title, but I don’t have any alternatives at present.I like the overlay of the embroidery story over the patchwork one. I will … Continue reading

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Very slow

The first ancestry piece – provisionally titled ‘For the Women who Stitched’ – will be very, very slow. In fact, this weekend it got so slow it went into reverse. I spent a few hours working a very inexpert stem … Continue reading

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