Saturday 15 March 2014

life is good

My little ray of sunshine (sometimes) Beth joined all us serious stitchers on Thursday night at the Merville group. So 3 generations there, which was great. And she said she really enjoyed it because all the girls were lovely and there was a warm relaxed atmosphere. Her words.
She needs to learn a skill for part of her Gold Duke of Edinburgh and if I teach her sewing she will take me to the Palace. I think.

serious stitching.

I am in the sewing room today with some company for a change and she is just getting on with it with very little help from me......

....... she's got this far.

Me on the other hand.

I am still getting black dirty inky hands drawing on my quilt.

I have a good feeling about this piece. it is evolving quite nicely. Nicely is not a good word.
But I have a feeling about it which I like.

And I love the mark making, especially black onto very white cotton.
inktense and various widths of black pen.

I will probably be at this piece for the rest of the spring. But what's the hurry?
Life is good in between.

Although Jean my oldest hen died during the week.

But she had a happy retirement after a battery life, running about eating my garden and getting porridge for breakfast. 
So life is still good.


and the skiing was great fun, especially the coffee breaks.