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



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...

Between the Seasons

on Sep 14, 2018 in: walking

"In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks"  John MuirIndecisive September hovers between summer and autumn. Indecision about what to wear every day reflects the fluctuations in temperature. No socks and a light top one day,...

Rainy Weekend

on Sep 9, 2018

Listening to the rain falling at night must be one of the coziest sounds there is. Autumn rains here are soft, more of a drizzle than a downpour, and most welcome. Rain fell intermittently most of the weekend here. A few of my dahlia plants (jus...

These Days

on Sep 6, 2018

These days, early in the morning, I pull up the covers over my shoulders as cool air blows in through the open window. Later, the shower nozzle is turned just a little bit more to the warm side.In the morning the dew is heavy on the car windshield. S...

Hanging on to Summer

on Sep 2, 2018 in: family

Here we are. The great blue bowl of September skies covers us in the afternoons. The first day of this month was a great day to pile 6 adults and 2 children into the boat and take a short ride to Sidney Island for a day of sun and sand.Never lose an...

Late Summer Musings

on Aug 29, 2018

The rhythm of my years has been governed by the start and end of school for a very long time. My own schooling, followed by a few years off, then the schooling of our children, and my return to teaching have ingrained in me the thought of new beginni...

The weather has changed. In the morning, heavy dew beads the grass. Spider webs grow ever larger. I cling to summer, but she is slipping from my grasp, her face turned away as if no longer interested in me. The marine air moving in has cleared s...