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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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