Library

Recently Read: The Failed Attempts

It wasn’t a particularly good month for reading last month. Not for new reads, at any rate. I attempted two new reads, but neither lasted very long, and I retreated to the safety and comfort of Heyer and whizzed through nine or ten of her novels, starting with The Talisman Ring and ending with The… Continue reading Recently Read: The Failed Attempts

Cross-stitch

Stitch by Stitch: The Corner Chieftain

There’s been a lot of furlough so far this month. It’s the normal quiet time for work, anyway, when we’re usually Looking Busy with various training things. Or “reminder” training, like repeating braille training to keep it in our heads. Being at home for it, and having furlough, has lessened the Looking Busy aspect of… Continue reading Stitch by Stitch: The Corner Chieftain

Papercraft

This Week in Crafts: The Autumn Squirrel

I was back to playing with the more autumnal stamps and colours this week, after the monochrome of last week’s elephant. This week, it’s a heat-embossed copper squirrel playing in the orange and red leaves of autumn. I did think about doing the squirrel in silver, since grey squirrels are more common than red ones,… Continue reading This Week in Crafts: The Autumn Squirrel

Sewing

Fat Quarter Sewing: The Purple Tablecloth

I’m getting to the end of my rainbow. After this one, I’ve just got the orange to go, since I don’t propose to separate the blue and purple into Blue, Indigo, Violet. Just one blue and one purple will do. It’s back to lots of flowers for the purple tablecloth. Suitable, given all the bee-friendly… Continue reading Fat Quarter Sewing: The Purple Tablecloth