Light touch

  I have never played with lampshades before, but I Will again. I’m thrilled! Want to make one too? Here’s how.. find an old lampshade. Mine was 50p from my local charidee. I ripped off the lampshade tape top and bottom but left the shade. using watered down PVA glue, stick scraps of fabric all…

Lady Liberty

I’m covered with glue. I’m making an up cycled lampshade using Liberty fabric scraps and decoupage glue. I’m halfway there…it’s either going to be a triumph or…not. Whatever, it’s good for flow.

Work in progress

Not Just this wreath. Everything is, isn’t it? Today has been a very interesting day. I told my employer about the Parkinsons. They didn’t fall over. Which wasn’t bad. Let’s hope it continues.

On sitting in a traffic jam

How did they number the motorways Was it a fight to be number one? They should have done it alphabetically Then I could name this one zzzzzz

The mystic one

Flow Swans glide on sheet water Skaters swing past smooth as glass Friction. What’s that? Oh yes. I remember. Flow. That’s my nirvana. To lose myself in the task. To shake off dead weight thoughts And float. Calm and soft. Dousing could work. Of a sort. Feel my way, listen hard. Tremors are, after all,…

London buses

Typical. You wait for a quilt and then loads come along at the same time. My poor postman. All of these will be posted to either eBay or Etsy shortly. Let me know if you’re interested…

Spring cleaning

Today’s offering is all about wanting to spruce up.   Do you know how to use hair dye What happens if it marks the white grout That frames my tasteful grey tiling How would one start to get it out?   I used to get my hair done professionally I used to get eyebrows, nails,…

Party on a shoestring

Here’s a quick idea for making party bags that zing without any ker-Ching…this is particularly good if you had a big party a while ago because it uses all those wine bags that you end up with and feel guilty about throwing out ( well I always do.) here’s the how-to… cut down the bag…