I have been sifting through all our beautiful pictures of Savannah trying to decide which ones to show you. Savannah is a wonderful city with beautiful live oak trees (yes more acorns!) festooned with spanish moss. We have spent the days walking the beautiful streets and beaches. Taking lots of photos and sampling all the […]Read More..>>
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Virginia is beautiful in the fall and we had a wonderful trip down the Blue Ridge Parkway. The autumn leaves are just starting to turn and should be at a peak in a few weeks! The other sign of Autumn are the most beautiful pumpkins everywhere. Today I went and picked one from the pumpkin […]Read More..>>
I couldn’t resist collecting all of the beautiful business cards at Waterford Festival. I think it gives you a wonderful glimpse of the stunning craftsmanship at the festival.
You all know I am currently in my acorn phase so the theme of my interests was acorns.
I am fascinated by the craft of paper cutting. […]Read More..>>
One of the joys of going to Waterford was to see the breathtaking Shaker boxes made by Keith and Mary. I had met them last year on my trip and bought number of beautiful boxes. I intended to design an embroidered liner for the largest one with the lid but 12 months down […]Read More..>>
I am now in America! I don’t know where to start with all the wonderful pictures we have taken and all the wonderful things that we have seen at the Waterford Festival. Waterford is a small Quaker town outside of Leesburg, Virginia (just outside of Washington DC). I had planned our arrival around the festival […]Read More..>>
I love to teach needlework. It is the thing that keeps me joyful, stimulated and feeds my soul! I am finishing classes in Australia now and will be away for 4 months. The last few weeks have been frantic and fun as my students panic and stitch faster! Tomorrow will be my last class. I […]Read More..>>
I often find that love of stitching can skip a generation. I was taught to sew by my grandmothers. One grandmother was a professional seamstress and had me backstitching my dolls nightgowns at the age of 3. I can still remember sitting on a little stool in front […]Read More..>>
It seems I am always writing a post as I dash for a plane. Tomorrow I am off to Koala Conventions for some wonderful sun and wonderful stitching fun! I promise to take the camera with me and report on the week!
This time last year, my friend Viona was visiting from the USA […]