Monthly Archives: October, 2015
Day 303 October 31st This is the latest block. I hope to stitch a few more tomorrow.
Day 302 30th October I have made some more woollen blocks for my throw. I will keep going until I run out of the more vibrant pieces which I including in each block.
Day 301 October 29th Could not resist playing with my bag of patchwork pieces from Cotswold woollen weavers. I don’t usually go for sludgy colours but I liked the patchwork throws in the shop. I am making it up as I go so we shall see…
Day 300 October 28th Have done a little hand stitching with some wool scraps. Quite like this little log cabin. Bought a few larger pieces of wool before we came home. Looking forward to making something with them.
Day 299 October 27th Seen a few hassocks on our travels this week. All stitched beautifully. This more unusual one was actually at an altar rail at Bibury church.
Day 298 October 26th Visited the Cotswold woollen weavers on our way back from the excellent Hook Norton brewery tour. No weaving is done on the premises any more, but they make clothes etc from their woven cloth. There were end of rolls at good prices ,but I could not find a metre of anything …
Day 297 October 25th After a lovely circular walk around Burford this morning , visited Chastleton House this afternoon. Lots of stitchy goodness from 18th century there. This picture shows a bed quilt which apparently took 15 years to make in 1750s. The stitches looked as if they had been done on a machine. Perhaps …
Day 296 October 24th Enjoying chilling in my caravan. Knitted on the journey to Burford but I think that’s all for today….
Day 295 October 23rd Hope to get on with the scarf soon. Meanwhile I thought I would introduce Merry and Pippin. They had to have hobbit names because of their fluffy feet!
Day 294 22nd October Not sure who is nursing who… Feeling sorry for myself, not doing a lot , with a nasty sore throat. Tibby has kept close all day. Had a quick flick through Sew magazine but I think that’s as close as I will get to stitching today.