Saturday, September 29, 2018

Stitch Meditations

I have taken the word Quilting off my heading.....I don't do quilting in the sense of patchwork anymore, perhaps I have lost interest or my path has headed in another direction. If I use my machine I free motion fabric scraps and paper. 
Hand stitching SM's, is keeping me connected to fabric. As the year is quickly going by, I would like to continue with them for 2019. A few ideas have sprung to mind, 3 inches using only paper or paper and fabric in 2 inches. 
I have always, since early childhood had this "thing for paper". Receive a new exercise book, turn the cover to the crisp new first paper. I guess time will tell where I head.

 SM 266
Linen fabrics
 SM 267
Spring is in the air
 SM 268
Cross Hatched upholstery fabric
 SM 269
Approaching storm during the night
 SM 270
Circles
SM 271
A Trifle Abstract
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 I covered my small notebook with a piece of weaving I made.
Each day I spend a few minutes doing a little something in my book.



27 September, in memory of our friend Joy.
Jeann and I spent a few hours together, with a date scone, Joy's favourite, a cuppa and chatting.
We didn't mention her but she was in our thoughts.
 Jeann and I miss you dear friend.


4 comments:

  1. Remembering a friend can be in silence. Beautiful work again. Enjoy your journals...

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  2. Your notebook is an interesting place, by the look of it.

    I'm glad you and Jeann had that time together, remembering the lovely Joy.

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  3. You are being very disciplined in all your work. All very interesting.
    Lovely to remember Joy, such a beautiful person.

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  4. With a studio full of fabric I feel a little quilted out'! So, I can understand you. It takes so long to finish a quilt whereas I can whip up something very quickly in my journals. The sense of achievement is almost instantaneous. But, I need to use that fabric and expensive sewing machine so charity quilts here I come - once I have had a play in my journals. I loved seeing your little book. It is a great idea and, as Jeanette wrote, you are very disciplined.

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