Thursday, 17 October 2013
A Quiet Day
It is time I potted up the chocolate mint cuttings on my kitchen windowsill , put on some nice music and do some calming needlework .
I am still thinking about adding a little gold work , not too much , to my " medieval owl" and have gathered a small hoard of gold threads . Maybe I will just do his beak and claws...I am still thinking about it...and relishing the moment..these things evolve slowly...and deliciously..and it is all so calming .
One for my mother who first taught me to sew and one for myself ...its time I had somewhere to keep my best and favourite needles .
I am making it up as I go along as you often do with crewel work , choosing colours and stitches .
Maybe I,ll add a little gold here too...... golden peas like coins in a purse .