A recent Christmas card arrived with a lovely fat partridge in the boughs of a pear tree – inspiration to do a quick piece with velvets. Cotton velvet as the base and lovely dyed silk velvets for the bird and leaves. If I’d had more time I could’ve really gone to town on the partridge … More And A Partridge In A Pear Tree ….
My final contribution of the year after starting the Book Of The Month last January. This folded book is inspired by the frosty weather we had last week, along with the cold and dank fog. I took a few photographs outside our cottage, close to home as the temperature was so low I could barely … More December Book Of The Month
This Christmas card was made for a group project for Creative Stitch – one card made and then sent around to everyone in the group via email/Pinterest, instead of our usual Christmas lunch swap. It made a change making one card rather than fourteen! I choose to stitch this kit that I’d kept for some … More Christmas Greetings
Annual wreath making yesterday with a dear friend – must have been a strange light with the snow as our front door is actually pale green! I really like the knobbly ivy heads and there were so many of them in the garden that I thought they made a good alternative to pine cones.