Archive for the 'travel' Category

Autumn/Fall

Autumn is my favourite season.  As I drove to class on Saturday morning the light through the pinoakes was breath taking and I couldn’t resist a shuffle through the leaves!  Every one of those leaves was asking to be stitched.  I will be teaching oak trees at Koala Conventions in July in Brisbane.  I have […]

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Snow Angel

I know that you are all wondering.  Yes, I did see snow on Christmas Day.  The snow here has been patchy but we are expecting a big snow storm tomorrow just as I am due to fly out to Myrtle Beach.  Everyone here thinks I am a little crazy as I thrill about the powder […]

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Jan’s “Bog Blog”

I have been dying to write a (cranberry) ‘bog blog’! While in Boston my students were telling me all about  the cranberry bogs and how beautiful it is when the cranberries are harvested…..and you know how obsessed I am with berries!

So off we went with Kathy Dacey to find a cranberry bog. We were […]

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Happy Christmas

I know that I have been a bit slow with the blog.  Sorry!  I have been thawing out from Paris in the beautiful Florida sunshine.  Last Monday Vi and I went to “Sea World” to do some research for my new underwater blanket.  I didn’t have my camera man but I think my photography is […]

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The Royal School

 I was in a huff for a few days thinking that nobody loved me - no comments on the blog! I kept checking and thinking that I wouldn’t tell about the RSN until I got some comments! Then I realised that I hadn’t ticked the box to allow them.  Since then I haven’t had Internet […]

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The Gates of Savannah

I found a delightful little book of watercolour paintings of ‘Gates of Savannah’ by Merana Cadorette.  So Doug and I set out on a mission to photograph some of these delightful gates.  Some were old gates and some were modern. The first picture is of an old garden gate. This is typical of many of […]

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Walking in Savannah

I have been sorting through all of the beautiful Savannah photos and trying to decide which ones I should show you! I am facinated by the wonderful iron lace on all of the od buildings and can see the possibility of incorporating some of the designs into my embroidery.  I would also love to use […]

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