Regrouping

I just went away for the weekend – a quick trip to Connecticut – but I feel very disconnected now that I’m home. Stayed at my niece’s one night and two nights at a...

Maiwa purchase

This purchase was definitely too much and crazy impulsive. I obviously couldn’t resist. Ten articles of clothing, most linen, a few silk and cotton. Super roomy and comfortable. Perfect for dyeing and embellishment. And...

House blessing

My sister made this wonderful doll for my niece to hang on the wall of her first house.

Topstone circumambulation

I can’t resist a visit to Topstone Park in my childhood hometown of Redding, Connecticut. I like to circumambulate the pond and remember its appeal to me as a young person. Thinking about Natalie...

Evolution

This cloth has changed a lot since my original conception. Now it has a dark butterfly and a pale pieced background, with nothing else to distract. I cut up the larger rectangles of purple...

Golden village

I’ve had a great time stitching together this collection of wonky golden houses. I might embellish them with more stitch and patches (door and windows), but they are mostly done. Time to look for...

Haunted by hexies

English paper piecing. Finally. Sort of inevitable in that I’m English and I have a lot of paper lying around. And I like to piece fabrics together. This project is inspired by a piece...