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Do it in stages

First published here

Schedules often make it difficult to complete something in one go. That’s fine. Break a project down into 15 minuted ‘bites’. Set the timer if you are really pushed for time. 90 more words

15 Minutes

What Next?

First find your materials. Then tack them in place. That took 15 minutes, and preparation to the above stage took the same amount of time on another day. 35 more words


Sampler VII (for sale)

There’s a particular joy in discovering a ‘new’ material from the most familiar of plants – like these red wavy leaves (phyllodes, technically speaking) from dead… 144 more words


More than just buttons.

There’s the long version of this story, and then there’s the short version. This should be somewhere in between!

About three years ago I had a this idea planted in my mind, of banners for our church created not just by me but by many, many hands. 1,474 more words

sunday stitching

I have been working through the last marks and fabric manipulation on this piece, and am almost to a place where I think it will be telling me that it is finished. 305 more words


A Washing Woolly Wonder

This is my washing basket, a plastic woven web of colour.

The only problem is that with a full load of washing it tends to topple over. 128 more words