Category Archives: ideas

Selling embroidery – thoughts

I’ve not posted for a while, but I’ve been almost constantly stitching. Stitching for fun, learning new techniques and making pieces without any thought to end purpose or function. This has been enjoyable, but my stitch journal is bulging and … Continue reading

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Lazy day

Today was kind of a lazy day. I started immersing myself in Small Journeys and spent some time stitching scraps together as I listened and watched. With Javi pressed up against me, as he has been for days, and is … Continue reading

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Flat

Feeling flat this evening. Not sure why. Sitting on the floor as his royal highness stole my stitching spot when I attended to the laundry. I’ve ordered a Fat Baggy! Which is exciting, but I think it’s partly responsible for … Continue reading

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Back here

From there: Mt Feathertop. Seven hours of mountain walking one day. Then a couple of days of just being in the high country. Lots of walking, looking, being. Bump. Back to earth now. Back in the city. Sigh. Have started … Continue reading

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No more red carpets

… just stitching. Here is the funny┬árobot with a tie. I have since added a … halo thing over him. I’m not sure why. And. This little cat face. He’s very simple, but I think I might be happy with … Continue reading

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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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Birds settled for the moment

I think my birds are done for now,┬áin 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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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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