Category Archives: Food and drink

Pattern and the power of making

I’ve been thinking on and off for a few years now about how important *pattern* is to me. How I’ve always loved knitting, crochet, embroidery, beadwork where there is a rhythm to it. A repetition that is meditative. But also … Continue reading

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Fruitful

This morning: some fruit picking in brilliant sunshine. Home with a bounty. Raspberries, youngberries, loganberries. We will eat some fresh, some will go into frozen yoghurt. Yum. And back to birds this afternoon. Beautiful fabric from Deb, I don’t even … Continue reading

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The satisfaction of pairing

Today was a bit more productive, I am very happy with this bird from this morning’s stitching. His name is Mr Swampy. And that’s it for the bright fabrics I own. His body is beautiful blue silk from SpiralDyed on … Continue reading

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Pudding

Almost no stitching today. Nothing worth sharing here yet. But I did start Christmas cooking.   Just mixing today. Steaming tomorrow. The apartment smells like heaven.

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Birds marching

Tum tee tum tum. I started this project with a plan: a series of silly birds to make into pages. I’ve already deviated from the plan. I’ve drawn a series of bird shapes (or potato shapes or circles or whatever) onto … 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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Updates: knitting, embroidery, food!

I’ve been busy! But not posting as much as I’d like, so here’s a pretty huge dump of some images from my last month or so. I’ve been knitting almost every day. Some lovely Kinfolk hand dyed yarn into socks: … Continue reading

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