back and forth and backth again


Like a meandering meandery thing, so much to say, so little sense of order...! Amongst the changes I'm progressing through in recent months, I've re-aquired a bunch of stuff that's been in storage for a number of years. Some of which: a veritable shedload (well, technically, half a van load) of miscellaneous textiles which are … Continue reading back and forth and backth again

every last ounce of goodness


I've been dying fabric for the quilt lately. I've been dying fabric for years. It got me thinking: The only stage I don't like is towards the end when the residue dye - as it's no longer active - has to be poured away. Why? it's mostly water. But something inside me winces, it's beautifully … Continue reading every last ounce of goodness

Quilty Time


See what I did there? *snigger* September's just round the corner and me and the Inner Kid are looking forward to some cosiness. We reeeeeally want a velvet quilt in which to snuggle. Now, something like 15 years ago we made one. It was a patchwork of scavanged velvet from car boot sales and charity … Continue reading Quilty Time

Happy endings


Ingredients: Paper. I can recommend a HP940C printer manual, but guess anything made out of paper would do just as well πŸ˜‰ Procion dye. Super vivid colors. I used Magenta and Yellow. Brusho. (Or any ink). I chose Brusho for it's intense colors Spray inks - like dylusions or Ranger color wash. Or any ink … Continue reading Happy endings

One Lovely Blogger


Big thank you to lovely blogger Not just a Mummy for the nomination. Here's the deal: Link back to the blogger who nominated you Paste the award image on your blog Tell 7 facts about yourself Nominate 15 other blogs that you would like to give the award to Contact the bloggers that you have … Continue reading One Lovely Blogger