Hello! How was your week? My week was crazy busy so it was nice to spend the weekend relaxing in the garden with the beautiful Hydrangeas as they continue to bloom. Last week I decided to use my train commuting time to work to further develop my drawing skills with some illustrations. I particularly like… Read More
How many sewing or stitching projects do you start that you never finish? Or projects that you start and then put down and leave in a cupboard for months and months. We all have those half finished projects lying around the house. There is always another new project to start. The pansy needlepoint I designed… Read More
Hello The needlepoint I am working on is progressing slowly. It is taking much longer to stitch than I thought it would. I had originally planned to stitch a single pansy but it looked so lonely. I decided to add a pink and yellow pansy for interest. This then led to introducing a pot plan… Read More
Hello again Do you have a makeup bag containing your makeup in your handbag? Have you ever had to attend an unscheduled last minute meeting only to realise you can’t put your hands on your favourite lip gloss or eye liner as quickly as you would like because they are in the bottom on your… Read More
Happy Friday! What embroidery projects are you working on right now? Are you enjoying them? I designed the Chicken and Rose Needlepoint in earlier this month. When I first drew the chicken, well Rooster actually onto the 10 count white mono canvas, I had no idea a rose would magically appear next to him a… Read More
People either like chickens or they don’t. Chickens are one of the most common domestic animals. Did you know there are more chickens in the world than any other kind of bird? I was recently inspired to design a rooster needlepoint. The idea popped into my head one day and so the needlepoint began.… Read More
I wish you all a wonderful weekend!
Hello! Have you ever heard the term “Thoughts become Things”? The book the Secret is all about that. Thoughts and ideas are powerful and can manifest into our reality. Perhaps the watercolor I painted of “Lovely Grace” last December is an example of this. Grace was an idea in my head. She was not just a… Read More