Fabric Paper Thread

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Blog Tags:sewing, crafting, handmade, beauty, creativity, faith
Country:Canada

Creativity in living. Looking at my world from different perspectives. Sewing, gardening, cooking, crafting.



Latest Blog Posts



It Feels Like Summer!

on May 15, 2018 in: family

Summer arrived this week. She might leave for awhile, but then she'll be back. Record-breaking temperatures over the weekend made our first overnight trip on the boat this season a great success. Mount Baker appears to be floating on clouds beyo...

What a glorious weekend. Warm sunshine beguiled us into the garden on Saturday. I planted out the tomato starters, but will leave them covered lightly until the last full moon in May which is the 29th. We can occasionally get a touch of frost this mo...

Lilacs and Anne

on May 2, 2018

This evening I'm on my own as Tim is at a meeting. Long shadows stretch across the garden, and there is just an hour or two of sunlight left in today. Earlier I heard the summer sound of a lawnmower across the street.   Yesterday I spe...

Utopia: an imagined place or state of things in which everything is perfectSir Thomas More, who coined the word utopia, and wrote a novel by the same name, very likely never imagined how many communities would be formed in hope of achieving a perfect...

It happens each year. Each green shoot poking upwards is oohed and aahed over. When the first flower appears, perhaps a yellow crocus, my heart sings. Little by little more flowers show up and each one is admired. Then the first warm days arrive...

Sweet Spring Sunday

on Apr 22, 2018 in: tourism

I awaken in the morning to birdsong outside my window. Drawing back the curtains, I see blue sky, with a hint of frost in the deep angles on the roofs of my neighbours. Clear, cold skies overnight signify a warmer day ahead.After morning church, we h...

Spring has shown her sweet side in the past two days. Sun mixed with cloud, no wind to speak of, and gentle warmth that pours like honey onto my head.We walk, late afternoon or early evening, through house-lined streets where tulips and daffodils nod...