Monday, August 11, 2014

what i've been up to

while keeping my breath and trying not to die-note the spelling- from heat stroke.
sitting outside under the parasol and stitching slowly to conserve energy. it's not only the heat, 32┬║ c, but the heat index. i can fry eggs in the studio with all that noon sun hitting it.

stitching is  soothing energy conserving  work.
as you can see this is variations on a herringbone theme.
scraps of the wool herringbone fabric i wove last winter that could not bear to throw away. still have more. odds and ends, the dotted fabric was from a bag of gifted scraps. 
hand and machine stitching; still not sure about the hefty herringbone maybe it's an overkill. too hot to think clearly. help!

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  1. And it's soothing seeing it too. Keep cool - Hugs Nat

  2. love your herringbone medley. it made me think of crowds on a cold winters day huddled in their finest wool garb.

  3. i like it. i like it alot.

  4. Love to do it, to hold it, and especially to look at it! This small collection is very good (for) looking. xo

  5. Sorry, can't help. We're at the same temp today here.

  6. I always love that herringbone fabric. I like the idea of the stitching on it. Hope the weather cools down a bit for you

  7. I love it too, the herringbone stitching, not the heat:)

  8. I see sandpipers running from the cool water's edge, leaving their tiny footprints in the sand. Love the herringbone!


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