Tag Archives: work in progress

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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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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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┬áplan: 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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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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