Category: Good things

28 Mar

Signs of Spring

While the weather has continued to be mostly cold and rainy, there have been a few beautiful sunny days in between to enjoy. When this happens I go wandering the seawall looking for flowering trees in bloom. Surprisingly I have found more magnolias than cherry trees so far. Boris and I are moving back to […]

05 Feb

When Water Rushes In And Life Tilts Sideways

Three weeks ago on a Monday morning, just like this one, I was working from home on my computer. I had just put the finishing touches on a blog post when I started to hear the sound of water running, but in a way that seemed out of the ordinary. I got up from my […]

10 Jan

A Container for Collecting Good Things

Inspired by The Happiness Jar shared by Elizabeth Gilbert, I decided to make my own to put into practice this year. This is something I’ve wanted to do in previous years but because I missed starting on New Year’s Day I’d put it off for another time. This year I wasn’t going to miss out, […]

03 Jan

Sashiko Stitching On A Thrifted Shirt

I began this new year by getting started with another clothing embellishment project using sashiko stitching. I thrifted a button-up indigo denim shirt in the spring of last year with the idea I would decorate it somehow. I only recently came up with an idea for a design I felt suited the style of shirt, […]

28 Dec

2017: Year End Review in Twelve Photos

It’s a year end review of some of the things I made over the course of this year, mostly stitching projects and paper cutting pieces. I felt like I did not do much stitching this year, but I worked on at least three different projects including a skirt not pictured here. This year has been […]

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