Tag Archives: cloth

Still stitching

… despite the heat. Four days of sweltering heat, 37C, 35C, 41C, 38C. Not sure what that is in Fahrenheit for those in USA. 100 or so? Around that. Hot. Too hot to feel like stitching, too hot to feel like … 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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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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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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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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Boids

This morning was a long walk to South Melbourne market, around the lake. And then back home, around the lake. About two hours walking on a sunny morning. The flies were horrendous on the way back. It’s a bad year. … 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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Moving face cloth along

Last night I finished my crystallising rock man and put my face cloth aside for a while, deciding what to do next. I pulled out one of my newer books that I’ve only partly explored, The Art of Manipulating Fabric … 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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