My Sari thread

I've been anxiously waiting for my last box to arrive home… it's taken almost a month and it was almost torn in half when I received it this morning. I am taking a class next week and I really needed the sari silk I purchased in Long Beach. I actually first saw Sari thread in…

Are you a perfectionist…. it’s a bit of a problem in our family. !!!!!

The Recovering Perfectionist's Guide to Productivity and Success by Christine Kane Perfectionism is brutal. I meet countless would-be entrepreneurs, artists and world-changers who hold themselves back because they need to "do it perfect." If you're one of these people, then you know the unfortunate truth: When you wait to be perfect, you never get it…

Beaudy BlueBird.

 I'm building a bird…. on a blue background.  Beaudy! I have hand quilting to do on it…. but… I'll get there sooner or later. OK, s How do I quilt the rest……? stay tuned.

New Ideas and a great deal of stress.

My stress…… The graphics system in my 5 year old computer is having difficulty coping with all I add to the data bank….its slowly dying…. Yes, I've backed up… Yes, I keep my computer system clean…. but… it's old now… and I have to buy a new one tomorrow to  prevent the loss of 31,827…

notebook quilts No 4.

This is the format I'm going to use for the Notebook quilts. It's not really a quilt, but a thread illustration but after working on 3 different samples… this is the way I want it to look. It has to sit in small envelopes like this one… The main quilt will share my travels in…

Notebook quilts. – or Thread illustrated notebooks

Thanks for the birthday wishes…. it's not my birthday till next week…. We have 10 birthdays in 10 days.!!!! it's all a bit much really. I haven't worked too hard today…. I had a little interuption. But he was most welcome…he's been sick all week so I'm pleased to see him up and about. I've…

Notebook quilt No 3.

   Still Playing, I'm liking it better, but it's not quite as I expected…. I admit to finding the hand quilting too tedious… so I resorted to machine. The fabric strip is to match the base quilt, the small 1" square is an antique piece I found in a thrift store…. actually I found an…

Our Day – “Glad that’s over”

6.00 am and the coffee was steaming and the toast made. Miss Tilly, her Mum Rachael and Grand dog Jack with his bed, arrived in a rush and we went through the motions of repacking the contents of their bag into a cute orange one. Grandpa was in his Jamas on the exercise bike…….!!! It…