Category: stitching

heart opening

I saw this demonstrated on Instagram using paper (account @the_jpp) and immediately wanted to try it with cloth. It was quite fiddly to weave, but doable. I’m enjoying the result. Something comes over me...

Cold

It’s 8 below zero at 5 pm. Supposed to reach 17 below tonight. Windy too. Hard to believe it’s that cold. People say it used to frequently get this cold during the Maine winter,...

Candlemas

I looked up “Candlemas.” It’s a Christian holiday that was originally a Celtic celebration of the cross-quarter day, or midpoint between the solstice and the equinox. For me personally, I decided to make it...

Homely

Something new I’m experiencing – at almost 67 years old (Thursday!). Going back to a project months or years later, continuing. Mending. Assembling and reassembling. Reusing. This feels new. Or maybe it feels old...

Skiing

Yesterday was a perfect day to do a little cross-country skiing in Acadia. It feels strange to post about yesterday sometimes. I feel like Grace “I’m not good at yesterday.” Today feels quite different,...

November invites

I just wanted to acknowledge the beginning of November. And send my love. Not too many words right now. A swirl of kitchen, garden, family. And mountains (hills).

End of season

The colors. The contrasts. The goldenrod holds it. Summer goes out. Wondering about words. Blogging. Stories. A life.