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...

Blue basket

I’ve been wanting to start another fabric coiled basket for awhile and finally got it going. At this stage I just have to keep coiling and stitching. I want to use up the blue...

Golden houses

I laid out the sunshine quilt again today. The design is morphing quickly. The dark butterfly looks good to me. I’m about half done whipstitching the edge to better define it. She also needs...