These past couple of months have been extremely hard. Having to make the decision for Ellie when she was still so bright in herself nearly totally broke me. John is still struggling with balancing his meds to have some sort of life. Breathing is often quite a challenge for him especially first thing in the… Continue reading A Catch-up Round-up.
Oh my! Where did October go? Mind you, if I spend a little time looking back through, it was a good month. John and I spent a lot of time pottering around, slower than normal, starting to put the garden to bed for the winter, always quite a long chore anyway. We have some huge… Continue reading On to November!
In a fuel shortage we have probably clocked up more miles these past few weeks than ever! There has been a long list of hospital appointments for both of us. My physio is coming along great and I'm actually feeling the improvements. John has been doing well until the breathlessness started to become a problem.… Continue reading October the Beginning
Another month nearly done! Yesterday I started the prep for the solar dyeing and today put some of the colours into the 1.5 litre kilner jars. On the left is Chlorophyll and Logwood, in the middle is Rhubarb root and madder. both of these came in the kits. The jar on the right has gorse… Continue reading April the Last Bit
Go me!! I've been having a good week of finishes. The shark has been finished and blocked and is now in the Cword box. Of course Tully the Mousehound had to get in on the act, she was there for most of the creating, as always, and I know she thinks of these things as… Continue reading Mouse Hound in Danger!!
This week I dug out and dusted off my overlocker! I bought it over 7 years ago to make a few baby dresses for Olivia. I think it scared the living daylights out of me and I reverted to the sewing machine! I think it's the speed and finality of it cutting the seam that… Continue reading Late May
I've had a bit of a good week. I finished the Sew4theSoul sew along and made it up into a book. It was great fun to do, no fuss, no thinking, no timescale. I'm now working on the Boro fabrics for on the spool. Mind you even looking at the photos of the 'finished' book… Continue reading Domestic Goddess, Ish.
This week I have been mostly sewing masks! Oakshot Fabrics blogged about a pattern HERE which was developed by a nurse to be comfortable as well as protective. I made mine without the pocket for the filter as they are for basic protection from coughs and sneezes, a reminder to not touch your face and… Continue reading Getting on With Things