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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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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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Face cloth finished

Lots of images today. I like the details that emerged here, so here they all are. Front and back: And then each of the characters. Wild cat Pensive Incan sculpture man: Magnificent flame mane: Trapped in TV: Shirt shirt man: Ciao … Continue reading

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Flame manes, ladies, rock men

The flame mane lion creature is done. Stitching the mane was a slow and satisfying experience. I enjoyed the split backstitch, and can see myself using this again and again. I also completed this lady… I think she’s river creature, … Continue reading

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A day

Today was a beautiful day. My man and I went for a walk around the lake in the morning, and then to the post office in the afternoon. And we washed the car. I love washing the car. Plus I … Continue reading

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Getting wilder… and time sinks

Last night, Sue from Tortoise Loft posted about some new needlework she’s working on, inspired by images on Flickr from an embroidery book posted by the Internet Archive. I headed over to have a look, and then spent WAY too … Continue reading

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Wild things

Things are moving along on my faces cloth. Here is the (halo?) thing I mentioned for the office robot.  He has some kind of brain wave, it just moves pretty slowly. And I finished* the Ciao Babe cat.  I really … 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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