Category: stitching

Cloth story for now

This cloth is ready to take a rest now. Here it is when I had just a few seams left to stitch. I enjoyed seeing it in folds as I maneuvered the strips into...

The pits

An off-hand remark by a friend “Let’s make a jacket!” reminded me that I am making a jacket. Rather – a robe. Slowly, all handstitched. I hung it on the back of the closet...

Garden quilt

Photo taken in abundant sunshine, as the weather report likes to say. I’ve changed the name of the khaki cloth to the garden quilt. It’s almost half done. I’m going to finish stitching the...

Post storm

We had a lot of wind and rain yesterday. We stayed inside all day, burning wood in the woodstove. Today I ventured out for a walk. My surroundings felt new. Even my body felt...

Closing ceremony for March

Strips hung on orchard fence It’s the end of March. And the last square sewn on these four strips. Time for a ceremony. It really is this gloomy here today. The blueberry bushes are...

What I’m up to

A new plan for the khaki cloth. I’m going to double up the strips on the sides. The earlier design had strips horizontally through the upper area, which now feels too constraining. I’m going...

Trials

I finished stitching together the components I had prepped. Time to see what I’ve got. I’m not ignoring the Ukrainian crisis. It’s hard to know what to write. I feel like I’m blanketing it,...