Unexpected Bursts Colour

It’s been a while since I did a ‘New to Me’ post but, despite appearances, I have spent some time in the Makery this month and tried out a couple of new things. The first was inspired by something Fiona at Celtic Thistle stitches did a while ago. I say ‘inspired’ because I did this […]

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A Golden Hare at Apple Time

So here we are again in apple time and the year heaves itself round another turn. And how did that happen? Barely a knit knitted, barely a stitch stitched. They say the older you get, the faster time flies. But surely I’m not suddenly aged so fast that a whole year has sped by in […]

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Everything Stops for Tea

The first very exciting thing that happened this week was that my younger daughter, who has been in New Zealand for a year, came home. Of course, that called for tea and cake! The second was that we hosted a Vintage Afternoon Tea Hen Party for my elder daughter and that, of course, called for […]

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SUCH STUFF AS DREAMS ARE MADE ON

Slowly and intermittently, over this long time that I’ve been gardening, I have been pondering (and very occasionally working on) a new project and, at last, the nuts and bolts of it are starting to come together. This is a smallish double-side quit. The dark blue is a fairly improv sewing together of night-coloured scraps, […]

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A Walk in the Park

“Let us to go for a walk in the park”, she said. “We will take some bread for the ducks And jam jars to catch fishes in And, maybe, a skipping rope…”   “The blackbird is sure to be singing,” she said, “And children will be flying kites, Making castles in the sandpit, And throwing […]

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Wool on Sundays – 162 (Woolless)

Welcome to Wool on Sundays! I’m sorry if anyone came by last month and found me not here. My brother in law and his family were over from Canada and we had a lovely time with them and other family and it altogether slipped my mind. Sadly, another month has passed and I’ve made not […]

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