Fruit?! I know, I know, you just want to see the sewing but I wish to draw an analogy and so I beg a minute of your time kind ladies and sirs. You see, it occurred to me as we munched our way through possibly the last bowl of home-grown, organic, free-range, cruelty-free strawberries that… Continue reading Sport and strawberries – effort and reward
Many is the hour that I have happliy wiled away browsing through the baskets and boxes that line the back wall of my favourite local charity shop, for the back wall doubles as an impromptu haberdashery. Picture me if you will, balanced unsteadily with one leg either side of an overflowing bag of second hand bed-linen… Continue reading Finding beauty in the discarded.
Did you know that here in the UK it’s National Sport Week? I only know because there have been events at both of the children’s schools, one of which the eldest-and-newly-a-teenager gave us permission to attend. “Permission!” I hear you snort. I know, sigh, but it’s an improvement on last year. Last year I didn’t even get to find out… Continue reading Spectator Sport
Are you taking part in part in Karen’s Sporty Summer Sewathon? Say you are! They’re always bags of fun! I’m taking part and I have been musing muchly on what my particular makes might be. My first thought was culottes, something that had been on ‘the list’ (you know, The List. The constantly evolving inventory of… Continue reading What to make for a Sporty Summer Sewathon? A participant/spectator dichotomy.