A Bayeux Journey Story

A Bayeux story. When Jamie and I decided to film part of the documentary of my journey with the Bayeux Tapestry, Carolyn, one of my friends from Australia, joined us in Paris. We drove to Bayeux in our hired Mercedes. Poor Caroline, Jamie took advantage of being in Europe and drove a lot faster than…

The Bayeux Tapestry – comparison

Drawing the pattern. Deciding to create my own Bayeux Tapestry occurred very quickly, but I guess I didn’t give much thought to the time it would take to complete. It happened, and I dove into the project with enthusiasm and excitement. I’ve read almost every book I can find on the Bayeux Tapestry. I’ve lived…

Going Home.

I have a huge project to complete and I need to be incredibly disciplined. I can’t create another quilt for an entire year which is frustrating. I have so many ideas in my head and the sketch book but I just can’t allow myself the luxury.

The Bayeux Discipline – my passion.

My discipline is that I’ve set myself the task to work for 10 hours a day on my Bayeux Project for seven days a week. Physically it’s demanding. Emotionally it’s exciting and to be really honest this quilt is completely different to the sample piece. Its 236 feet of sheer delight for me. Like many of you, I’m having a problem seeing the fine details so I have an appointment at the optician tomorrow.

A few Changes

It's been a  week of ups and downs, one day I was fine, the next I was almost unable to stand and had the hot and cold shivers… I was fine the next day and then got it again the following day and so it continued. Strange. But other family members have had it too…

Bayeux Discipline.

It's Sunday and the day I do my video diary. I filmed very early this morning, it's a hot day so I have other things to do before editing it, but I will put it up this afternoon or this evening… The diary is basically for my own use, however, I'm sharing this journey. This…