Monthly Archives: October 2015

Wildness and rain

Yesterday I stitched a little more of my twelve faces. I finished the wild cat face. At first I stitched him a mouth of big white blocky teeth. But it didn’t look ‘right’. So then I tried triangles in wrapped … Continue reading

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Back to beasts

I actually end up getting some late stitching in last night before bed. I worked on the hair on this little creature. This morning I finished his outline. I was tempted to grow his hair into leaves and sprouts… so … Continue reading

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No stitching today

I was here, walking and looking. It was glorious.

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More beastie faces

A little stitching today and a lot more looking, sketching, thinking. But I have made some progress on my beastie face sampler. This fuzzy forest cat is from yesterday. I also started this charged up creature. Not sure if he’s … Continue reading

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Beasts begin, roar!

Last night as the sun was setting, there was the most beautiful rainbow… The man and I marvelled at how the clouds inside the rainbow seemed to hold onto the sunset more strongly, the inner was so much pinker than the outer. … Continue reading

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Birds settled for the moment

I think my birds are done for now, in terms of embellishment. I need to back them and quilt them. But I’m putting them aside, while I start my next thought. The last bird was very much a What If bird … Continue reading

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Seven birds

I spent the morning out at breakfast and markets. I noticed these beautiful flowers at the cafe we had breakfast. Thinking I could do this in stitches somehow: And for lunch we had nordic bread and cucumber lassi. Honestly that … Continue reading

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The dodo peacock and co

So today I’ve been walking and thinking and stitching. Walking to the market and buying veggies, but especially cucumbers and yoghurt as my other half has taken to making cucumber lassi for lunch, which I love… he puts a whole … Continue reading

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Squares of birds

I’m starting to worry that the squares are little cages. Note to self: let the birds roam around a little.   My first bird somehow became a little parrot. Javi is looking outside for birds. But they are right here! … Continue reading

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Squares

Last night I made some squares and rectangles using the paperless piecing method that Jude Hill teaches on her Feel Free pages. No plan in mind, just to practice the technique and to start building a little library of small … Continue reading

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