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Friday, May 30, 2014

beginnings...

My brain loves this!  
Calculating a border sets my design muse on its ear, 
too much fun...no way!
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Some days are made for playing with thread and stitches.
Messing around with string art and fine thread is one of my favorites.
And a little dragonfly was born in the corner.
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Coming up with a light coverage background
is next on the 'todo' list.
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Happy little bug.
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Art Deco feel, maybe.
Reminds me of a carved border around the top of an old building.
 Didn't know I was architectural, did you?
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I take many pictures while stitching.
The camera sometimes shows me a totally different perspective
than what I'm seeing while focused on the stitches.
Sometimes this perspective is very cool, sometimes I'm reverse stitching.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Reality....

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Reality along the Rhein, hard to take. 
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The square downtown Wiesbaden. Stormy spring day reality.
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New design 'Little Bird'©2014
In honor of my very first grand child,
sweet little Emma.
All in lovely rich colors of silk & wool,
all basketweave.
She'll not ever be told she can't
snuggle with this pillow.
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Can you tell how much I am loving
this sweet little baby!
Rocked my reality!
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Sweetest little reality in our families world!
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My darling daughter takes great care of me.
Even makes me gluten free treats in heart shapes!
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First gardenias this year.
We have two huge bushes full!
Pretty nice slices of my reality,
now to get back to work.
Loving life.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

She's here!

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Introducing the most beautiful Granddaughter ever,
Emma Katherine
born May the 5th, 2014
Mommy is still glowing, Daddy is awesomely proud,
and me, so wowed,
walking on air!