Monthly Archives: February 2013


Phew! I have finished both E and R’s cushion. So this afternoon I will take them, and the one for my daughter, and see them all in their new home. E and R had fun arranging the squares for the … Continue reading

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Green tractor cushion

R also wanted a cushion, and I delight in the design process that we go through. He wanted a car on it and he did NOT want a pocket as his sister’s cushion had. He likes my little red car … Continue reading

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Brown paper bags

On the theme of blank ‘canvases’ (and obsessive recycling) here are some bags I bought some fruit in, that have not escaped: You can see some other great designs on brown paper on Alisa Burke’s wonderful blog. I see she … Continue reading

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I see blank canvases everywhere …

About 20 years ago I did one of those round-the-world trips of a lifetime and on the way visited a friend in Tahiti. I was soaking up the arts and crafts in all sorts of cultures and filling my sketchbook. … Continue reading

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iPad demo

Thank you Pat for sending me the information about and iPad demonstration coming up, given by a young local artist

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techno telepathy

At the same time as I was playing with ‘Fingerpaints’ for the first time┬ámy daughter was having fun with a doodle programme (Doodoo Lite) on her new iPad: yummy!

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iPad fingerpainting

Oh no!!! A new obsession might just have been born! A friend and I are staying in a delightful small Devon hotel, Swallow’s Eaves in Colyford, for a couple of days R+R. She has brought her new toy with her … Continue reading

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Granny Square Tutorial

My sister asked me to teach her how to make a Granny Square and as we have not been able to arrange a time yet I am putting a link here to a You Tube video tutorial in case there … Continue reading

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