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



"There is no season when such pleasant and sunny spots may be lighted on, and produce so pleasant an effect on the feelings, as now in October." Nathaniel HawthorneWe are in the midst of sunny days and cold, clear nights that hold the best of this mo...

Five on Friday

on Oct 11, 2018 in: family, hiking

1. October has shown herself quite changeable, but pleasantly so. A day or two of cloud and rain is followed by several days of clear skies where night time temperatures dip to several degrees above freezing and the sun warms the afternoons with gold...

Down Memory Lane

on Oct 6, 2018

For one year, in the mid-1990s, we lived in a rented house in Abbotsford that backed onto a park with a pond and walking trails. That year, my husband studied for his master's degree. This week I was in Abbotsford for a teacher's conference. Thu...

At the end of September

on Sep 29, 2018 in: garden

The end of September hangs suspended between seasons. One day the balance tips towards summer, the next, towards autumn. This past week has been gloriously summer-ish, with golden light and warm days. The garden shows the effect of waning sunlight an...

As the nights draw in and temperatures drop, all the salads and grilled dishes of summer lose their appeal and I long for the cozier foods of fall. Recently I made an apple crisp and served it, once again, with creme anglaise. I'm planning to ma...

It's Saturday, I haven't gone anywhere, and it's perfectly lovely. The past three weekends have been full with guests, and/or going away. It was time to stay home and get some things done. One thing on my list still isn't done - picking the grap...

This pretty pot of petunias welcomed us to the home of our friends' parents, who offered 8 of us a weekend stay on Pender Island.Their home is on the water, with a dock where we caught sweet Rock Crabs. Although the weather is feeling autumnish, we s...