A Poem a Day, Thereabouts

A Mum’s Quilt

Today’s photo is of a quilt I basted this morning.   Three layers, held by pins; not quite a quilt, but closer than yesterday, than ever before. Sandwiched together but … Continue reading

August 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Little House on an Island

Today’s photo is of the latest quilt on the wall.   Yes, I used to watch Little House on the Prairie when I was little. I dreamed of being Laura … Continue reading

May 10, 2014 · 2 Comments

Empty Quilt Wall

Today’s photo is of my bare quilt wall, now that another quilt-top has been sewn and sandwiched.   There’s a huge hole in the room, if I happen to look … Continue reading

May 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Ties That Bind

Today’s photo is of the quilt binding before I press it, then attach it to the quilt.   At the end of April, thirty poems have accrued; I’m mindful of … Continue reading

April 30, 2014 · 2 Comments

Gone But Not Forgotten

Today’s photo is of my current quilt, as I can’t really take a picture of a rough draft.   You might wonder what a writer does with books that don’t … Continue reading

April 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Just Sew Baby

Today’s photo is from this morning, as I sewed the last rows of the summer duvet quilt-top.   I’m building a garden, acres of wildflowers amid a fabric┬áhorizon awash with … Continue reading

April 28, 2014 · 2 Comments

Patches and Stashes

Today’s photo is from this afternoon, of my sewing table.   I won’t say I’m a fabric junkie; I am a colour junkie, oh my goodness yes. I like bright … Continue reading

April 27, 2014 · 4 Comments

The Smallest Gifts

Today’s photo is from our trip last March to spring training.   See blessed moments through a camera phone lens, as if your eye was transplanted into a device that … Continue reading

April 26, 2014 · 2 Comments

Rain and Hail and a Chat with My Daughter

Today’s photo is one taken by my daughter in 2002, not sure of the month, even if the date on the shot says January (British date…).   Crazy rain, crazier … Continue reading

April 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 109 other followers