Friday, June 8, 2012

gentle stitching....

Well my holiday is but a distant memory.....we are really feeling winter at the moment.  Short, dark and wet days .... soggy....but not long now until the Winter Solstice and all a the sudden the daylight is brighter,  the wattle starts to bloom along our road and everything brightens.

I am enjoying some gentle stitching... quiet, repetitive stitching, very rewarding (both physically and mentally).

Thread Beads, indigo dyed cloth and old kimono fabrics (some of my favourite things in the world).  The beginnings of a nine patch.

I have also been stitching some fabric stones for Judes  Magic Feather cloths.  Linen backing cloth with silk and cotton appliqued stones.


It's a long weekend here in Australia.  Monday is a public holiday...The Queens Birthday Holiday.  I do love a long weekend - more time to stitch.

I hope you are all having a creative week.

I SEE ALL
THE BEAUTY
IN
YOU

-SARK-


Have a beautiful, indigo week.

Jacky xox

13 comments:

Jenxo said...

i was wondering if you had been flooded out, the weather has been pretty atrocious...beautiful stistching and fabrics Jacky, i do love the stones :)

Sharon Tomlinson said...

Beautiful stitching and I feel the same way about it...very rewarding. That link to the wattle is fabulous. You must turn to yellow if it grows wild there. Amazing.

jude said...

gentle stitching, ahhhhh

Caterina Giglio said...

fabric stones... lovely!

MulticoloredPieces said...

Hi, Jacky. I'm facing 40 C. so your cool weather is looking pretty good to me! lovely stitching and fabrics. Like the stones, too.
best, nadia

Marilyn Rock said...

Your stitching is wonderful; I'm adoring those fabric stones! xxoo

deanna7trees said...

you're in winter and we're going into summer...much too hot for me. love all of your gentle stitching and beautiful stones.

Mary Keasler said...

what lovely stitching. so peaceful and serene. hope you will continue having a beautiful, indigo days

Elizabeth said...

Stitch away my friend!! You do it so very beautifully!!! that Wattle is something again!! What a wonderful wake up from winter!!

Dot said...

Beautiful stitching Jacky. And I love those stones for Jude. Agree it is a bit cold and gloomy at the moment but it will pass. Enjoy your weekend.
Dot xx

Velma said...

fine stitches!

karen said...

I agree with you on the gentle stitching and you are doing it so beautifully...there's nothing more therapeutic.

Jenny said...

Gorgeous stitching Jacky... and the fabric stones are fabulous... I have never seen them before... hope you had a lovely long weekend...

Hugs
Jenny x