Archive for January, 2010

Henry’s Scraps

January 30th, 2010 | Family | 13 Comments

Henry (5) is writing and drawing all the time now and he loves to leave his little messages all over the house for us to find. I found these two yesterday. Wonderful aren’t they?              


January 24th, 2010 | Other, Patchwork and quilting | 7 Comments

I’ve been working on some new applique designs this week. I’m a messy worker and so every un-wanted fabric scrap goes straight on the floor. When I (eventually) tidied up I noticed how pretty and interesting the scraps were. So, I thought I’d come up with a way of using them: This is all my leftover fusible applique scraps, ironed willy-nilly onto […]

Still here…

January 13th, 2010 | Drawing and Painting | 14 Comments

Well, we managed two days at school this week. During which I worked on some print ideas. As you can see I haven’t got very far. What do you think?  But we woke up to fresh snow and so the schools shut yet again. There will be no work for me today. Maybe tomorrow? Please, pretty please…    

Much the same

January 10th, 2010 | Other | 7 Comments

You’ll have to humour me if you live somewhere that gets cold snaps every winter because we don’t and so I have never in my entire life seen icicles hanging off my bedroom window! You’d think all this time inside would have enabled me to get some sewing and creating done wouldn’t you? But actually, it seems to be […]


January 7th, 2010 | Family, Other | 9 Comments

Well, we had a wonderful Christmas full of family, friends relaxing and indulging. And now, after nearly three weeks of festivities  we are more than ready to get back to normal. But instead of going to school, work and my beloved studio as planned  we woke up to this: What do they say about the best laid plans? […]