This little light…

I went to ikea today and survived. Not only that I managed to get. Stand for my up cycled lampshade. You like? It’s going in my office, to cheer me as I work. Ive also done a couple of collages fòr Stasherella. And, most excitingly, a number of my quilts are going into auction here…

Hi wire days

It’s not all doom and gloom here at Stitch towers. Tonight I saw the circus and loved it. Space to think too. That’s magic too.

I’m ready for my close up…

I was going to post about the craft stall, tell some homey tales, try to raise a smile, a glow. But to be honest this blog has never been softly softly. The Parkinson’s I live with can’t be driven away in a flurry of polka dots. Believe me, I know. So I’ll give you the…

Open!

Only a couple of hours to go until my first stall! Wish me luck…

Drift away

  Another member of the Stasherella wreath family…

Needled

Threads are fine and thin Strands to stitch us together To knit To join They can dwindle and fray Tension Taut Torn Snap There’s often no warning It just happens Like that Like this And here we are Looking at the edges At what could have been What might have been ripped away Cliches are…

Granny chick

I scored a bargain this weekend with a copy of ‘granny chic ‘ by dottie angel and ted&agnes, bloggers extraordinaire. Reader, get thee to the bookshop if you love Liberty prints, doilies or antimacassars (score double if you know why they are called antimacassars). There are some quietly lovely ideas here. Some I’ve done myself…

Berry good

To Cambridge, and the longstanding strawberry fair. Glad to see knitting was well represented and strawberry yarnbomb activity was noted and smiled upon. H. Want some photos?