Revamp

It's October, the air is crispier and so is my life. Stitch Towers is under new management (mine) and life is both challenging and stimulating. I am middle aged, I admit it, but I have never had to fend for myself until now. It's not a barrel of laughs but I'm not drowning quite yet….

Six weeks

  The school doors at last are shut and locked up The alarm clock is quiet, we won’t get up For a while – tho’ the dawn chorus is loud, in full swing Nor will I be running wild, packing up the school things into bags, bleary eyed, rumpled, unironed, dishevelled. My sleep deprivation has a hope of…

Stitch!!!

  I had to share…despite this blogs name it’s been a while since any true stitchery has graced the virtual pages of my life…but here, here is my latest creation. It’s a fundraiser for Little One’s pre-school. I was up ‘tail 3am this morning as today is the summer fair. My best friend, The Child…

Style i-con or style i-can?

WordPress do a daily post prompt which I always look at but seldom follow up on but today’s is to describe your personal style. I couldn’t resist. Why? Well I wanted to share my personal style theory – the world is divided into two types of person:: amateurs and professionals. The latter are groomed, crease…

Book it!

Getting ready for Christmas?! Have a quick look at my little ebook – 99p for lots of project ideas, all tried and tested by me and mine. Bargain!!< </a>

Sketchy thoughts

Some ideas for future projects scribbled down while waiting for the train home tonight. Plus a quick way to jazz a chair a little. Hey, I never said I was a professional. Having said that, I have just done this to a chair in Little One’s room and it looks quite nice in a rumpled…

Stitchopolis

Here’s an idea I’m playing with. Based on samplers and also ideas from Pinterest, I want something personal. Also, I love houses and quilts and embroider. So why not do a sampler of houses only? I also want to do something along the lines of the journal quilt project. But, not quilting. So here Is…

La Stitcheuse? C’est moi!!!

Elder has to dress up in red, white and blue tomorrow in celebration of World Awareness Day and France in particular. I’ve not made trousers for ages but managed to knock these up this evening. You like? They take less than an hour to do and are done comme ça::  

Kaleidoscope

Over the last year or so, things have changed a lot as you know. I’ve been made redundant, got a new completely different job, crashed the car,found my inner cyclist, been up and down the road of Parkinson’s and spent lots more time with my boys.Peaks and troughs indeed. One of the things I said…

WIP

Sshh… Watch out for a reveal soon…