Flick's Poetry & Thought Field
It is a little light going on in my tired, dimmed mind.
Something I have never seen as precious
until this very moment has bubbled up in… 134 more words
1 week, 5 days
The Snail of Happiness
Crochet slippers have turned out to be very popular. I’ve made then for myself, my mum (two pairs), one of my nieces, one of mum’s neighbours who has been very kind whilst mum has been ill and Mr Snail (also two pairs). 213 more words
2 weeks, 1 day
In the past few months I have been thinking a lot about what I do as a maker. Throughout the coming months, I want to blog a bit more about what my creative practice means to me. 734 more words
3 weeks, 1 day
hamster and the bee
i’ve been doing a bit of visible mending, mostly while watching tv in the evenings.
my husband’s double-gauze shirt with a worn-out elbow,
socks, and another button up shirt that got a big, weird tear in the back. 59 more words
Berkshire at War
This week, Abingdon girls were busy mending sailors’ holey socks.
15th to 19th
The Upper girls have darned 3 doz pairs of socks for the Navy through Mrs Reynolds. 9 more words
Sew a Story
One thing we have in common is that we all darn our tights. I’m sure this isn’t the way most people deal with holey tights. Bin ‘em, right? 20 more words
1 month, 2 weeks
This was the state of the gusset of my husband’s shooting trousers. The second hole was so big that my darning mushroom kept slipping through! 138 more words