I am so pleased I have stumbled on your blog. I have been collecting old hankies with some embroidery on them for the last few months – with the idea of doing a crazy patchwork piece. Also I am one of the Admin people for the Continuing Development page I missed the info about the on-line course. Sounds just what I need as I don’t know where to…[Read more]
We all use our background and past experiences to determine what we choose to sew – they are just part of our psyche. I am an immigrant – came to live in England in 1979 from South Africa and have now lived here…
I love both your amazing pictures. Having done a charity project about 12 years ago for 3 weeks in a township in Clarens in the Golden Gate Highlands near Lesotho, they really brought back some amazing memories.
I remember that area from my childhood – very beautiful. Not been back for a while although I have been to Lesotho a couple of times in more recent years.
A lovely tale and great work for reminders of your childhood.
Great read Jeanne and I love these quilts! So detailed. Would love to see them in the flesh.
Perhaps the next retreat I will bring them for a show and tell
How wonderful, it is always good to have something close to your vision that recounts memories
Good to stay grounded – thanks
If you are of a certain age you will have some beautiful old photo albums with small black and white photo’s carefully displayed with sticky corners. Those albums are usually looked at by me during the emotional ti…