Category Archives: patchwork

Cat dreams

Backed and quilted. The texture really shone this morning in the low light. I sighed as I felt the softness of the red and orange damasks from Deb. Now that they are quilted down, they are soft and strong. I … Continue reading

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Curls and stairs

I’ve been working on this piece over the last couple of days. I needed to go to the city yesterday. While there I visited one of my favourite places, the Nicholas Building in Swanson Street. It’s a glorious small building, … Continue reading

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Still going…

It’s been hot and humid for a few days. The blueberry plants seem to enjoy this, but I don’t. Javi has been struggling to stay cool. But then he does keep pressing himself into the warmest places in the apartment. … Continue reading

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White and colour

Today. Stitching in white. And in the background, a beautiful pile of soft, vibrant fabric from Deb Lacativa. Soon to become birds and critters.

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Keeping on

A few days with stuff going on and some health issues, so making small stitching progress. I’ve been working on my free-pieced piece. I have an idea for embellishment that highlights the meeting points. I’m enjoying it so far, even … Continue reading

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Rabbit moon

Well. I’m not happy with where I took this.  I’ve embellished the moon much more, spirals in the sky worked well, but the black grass around the figure… not liking it. So not sure if I will continue. But i … 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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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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