Category Archives: Design

More jewellery

There are only two sleeps to go before the Gifted event  (https://www.facebook.com/openmindtextileworkshops) on Sunday and I’ve been trying to make some more jewellery pieces. Status report:

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Crochet beading

For the first time in my life I’m designing and making things to sell at the Gifted event organised by Elizabeth Morley on Sunday 22 November 2015. Here’s what I’ve finished off today. See https://www.facebook.com/openmindtextileworkshops for more on Gifted.

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OMG! …or Celebration of Diversity

Those of you who sensed that being a husband and father had always been a struggle for ROLAND were correct. Last night I learned that a (metaphorical) sensational tsunami had hit his family. But first, recall that #1 son had … Continue reading

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Hats as Displacement Activities

I really WAS going to clean out that sewing room.  Honestly! But then I found the half done crocheted hat.  No pattern and not even a hook to give me any clues as to how to finish it.  [Actually there … Continue reading

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ROLAND makes his mark

Of course a fortnight is a long time in a rainforest in Spring, but even so I am surprised at the fecundity of our leafette (late of New York) and her scabrous spouse. I’m guessing that ROLAND was overly affected … Continue reading

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A Prodigal Returns

Hot on the heels of her elder sister’s engagement, the third daughter of #1 son is back from New York. It might be recalled that of all three children, the third, shown on the right below, was the gangly one. … Continue reading

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Finally! IVF produces a REAL result

  In a previous note I observed that our grandparents were walking on eggshells as their daughter and her “a little bit fancy” husband     tried repeatedly to have a child via IVF. Grandma has been watching the news … Continue reading

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