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.



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Summer came in with a rush over the past several days. Clear skies and heat! The poppies are nearing their first flush of blooms and what a run they've had. Bloom after bloom. I think I love the seed pods almost as much as the flowers themselves. I p...

First, a caveat: This is a Friday 6, not 5. As I sat at the table this morning, the sky was cloudy and things looked a bit dull. I forked up my last bit of egg and avocado, and then - the sun burst through, and compelled me to go outside. I pour...

June Days

on Jun 10, 2018 in: flowers, garden

It's 9:30 pm. There's still plenty of light in the sky, and the street lights have just come on. Birds have chirped their sleepy goodnights and the air is still. These days the garden grows almost visibly each day. Just now the strawberries are...

A Mountain Escape

on Jun 3, 2018 in: hiking

About 10 days ago I read a text from Tim: "I have to go to a conference in Whistler. Can you come?"My first reaction was "no," but then I thought about it, checked with my principal, who said, "certainly." So I arranged for a TOC and last Sunday...

It's always a bit of a thrill when the garden begins producing. One evening this week I thought I'd go out with a small bowl and see how many ripe strawberries there might be. I ended up returning to the kitchen for a bigger bowl and filling it to th...

Sometimes, I actually get a project done. This driftwood planter is one of them. I saw the idea several years ago and thought it would make a nice addition to our garden. First, I had to find the driftwood. We picked up this piece on our trip to the...

We took a quick trip to the mainland. My parents recently moved from their home with a garden to maintain to a townhouse where someone else takes care of it. They didn't move far, from Chilliwack to Abbotsford, and now they are living where they firs...