Category: stitching

End of season

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

magic all around

A day of settling in. Cloudy, but no rain. Yesterday, rain kept me inside most of the day except for a walk between showers. I revisited a lot of the works-in-progress I had going...

Home, and it’s September

I am done with traveling and out-of-town visitors for the summer. Relieved. It’s time to settle in and reconnect. I took a very small stitching project with me. A pocket cloth sunflower like Jude...

leaving again

After being home for about a week, we’re leaving again. Returning September 1st. I feel drained. One thing I know is that leaving makes me appreciate this place even more when I get back.

Gardening

Today’s passage from The Dawn of Everything covers new thinking about gardening and the gardeners of the distant past. What if we shifted the emphasis away from agriculture and domestication to, say, botany or...

St. Andrews

Another jaunt to Canada with my friend Jaye. We did a little wading. A little rock sitting. Enjoyed the air, earth, water, and sunshine. Today I’m making a simple nine-patch from Deb Lacativa-dyed scraps....

Summer

Entering a different mode. I’m not making very much at all with cloth, paper, fiber. I’m just stitching once a week, on Friday afternoons. I miss all the making I was doing, but my...