Monthly Archives: February 2011

On a grey weekend….

Well, what is there to do. Especially when others are taking care of dinner. Hmmmm….. aubergine-carrot-tomato-banana-carrot-strawberry soup! What to do? Casting on. First for this custom order for the shop, in gorgeous Noro Kureyon yarn. The colour changes make it … Continue reading

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Quilted Wishes

There it is, all rolled up and ready to be gifted. It is nice to have such a tangible result to one’s work – but I have very much enjoyed the (slow) process of creating this quilt. It holds my … Continue reading

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The Quilt – finished.

It is done. In the end a very real deadline – namely, the imminent visit of the new owner of this quilt – made me do the last step, which was just hand-stitching the opening I had used for turning … Continue reading

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Weekending

This weekend, we have been… enjoying the company of the one and only yellow crocus from our garden – Kaya “found it”! baking and eating deliciously sticky-sweet semolina cake: Turkish “Tevali” from Purple Citrus & Sweet Perfume working on more … Continue reading

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Making things

After spending several frustrating hours on the internet yesterday trying to set up our Facebook page I was really looking forward to doing real-life things today! It is so nice to make something quick and simple with your hands that … Continue reading

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Send a card!

We have a new thing that we do about once ¬†week: we write a card to someone. Not just birthday cards or to do with any occasion, just a card to someone we like. Kaya came up with it. I … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s

We don’t really mark this day usually, but it’s still fun to bake heart-shaped desserts! …and to enjoy good food, a picnic on the sitting room floor, the crocuses and snowdrops in the garden and a bright blue sky. Happy … Continue reading

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