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You know I like change. Well, I’ve got quite a lot to share…change is somewhat of an understatement for what’s been going on chez Stitch. Ready? Well, I’ve this far done my creative work as a hobby really, taking second place to everything else. I had a pressured job in a technical financial area and…

Control

In the still cold night With my boys tucked up tight I see further and clearer How hard I must fight. Fight to keep what is mine Keep it safe sound and shine A bright light upon all those who sigh. Chase the dark thoughts away Paint a glow on my day Ignore all those…

Barding my time

I apologise for this post title…I was finding it impossible to get a suitable poetry related pun. Why? Well, it’s only a few days until 2014’s NaPoWriMo. I wrote most days last April and have kept it going since. Roll on April!

A room of one’s own

I’ve been absent from this blogging malarkey for a while and I’m very sorry. To say it’s been busy here at stitch towers is a massive understatement…where to start… Both boys had their birthdays in the last fortnight…superheroes and laser tag parties ensued. The former a proper, old fashioned, parlour games type of affair. The…

Oh what tangled webs we weave…

A vacuum is filled when new air rushes in The old air pumped out under pressure. Light is snuffed out as it fights for a breath Until oxygen finds a new fissure. So where is my air? What replaces the old – The old me The one who flew high? A new gas diffuses, Drifts…

Cotton tales

Remember Spoonflower? I designed some fabrics and had samples printed ages ago. Well, I’ve chopped them up with a view to making some sample Quilts. Here is stage one completed. I got blisters from all that cutting!

Gadget birthday

I remember when birthday cakes were teddy bears and pandas. Now it’s electronics and computers. Here is Elder’s eighth birthday cake – an homage to the gadget show. Oh, the humanity.