Monday, 9 July 2012

Scratching Anew


Starting anew in July
In this country that means Canada Day
Then on Monday I just started stitching
and it ended up as an ode to dandelions!
Tuesday was a Loose Threads meeting


I still enjoy those days
where nothing strikes me
and just a row of stitching will do.
Thursday still means art class


It rained just a bit on Saturday
My raindrops look
more like hieroglyphs
than water.
Sunday the last day of Wimbledon.
I stitched one white ball in memory
of days gone by when we green ones didn't exist!


Starting anew is strange
not much cloth to hold onto
as I scratch new days.

13 comments:

  1. The tennis ball color gave me pause for a second. I hadn't thought about that. The other day at work I mentioned that we needed a dust mop for our new building. The young ones did not know what a dust mop is, but they know Swiffer. It's become a throw a way world.

    Stay cool.
    xx, Carol

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  2. It's become a throwaway world and we're becoming the 'elders' who can tell tales of the strange things of the past!

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  3. It will be easier for a while, with less fabric to hold!

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    1. But it flies around so easily in the breeze!

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  4. Love your stitching and pulling together of your natural dyed fabrics. I love the look of mine but have no idea how to begin to stitch it ! But I am inspired by yours !

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    1. Oh, I know what you mean Sharron! Nothing wrong with cutting out bits and pieces and attaching those to calmer places! Your beautiful machine embroidery will bring them to life!

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  5. How fun to see you start a new journey! I love your stitch interpretation.

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    1. Oh, and that June Maiden of yours! Yummy.

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  6. Happy New Scratchings Year to you, Penny - the cup of flowers is charming! -sus

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    1. You noticed! I turned my paint brushes into a floral arrangement!

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  7. i'm new to your scratchings and struck by such a wonderful way to journal/mark the passing days... am looking forward to keeping up with your work!

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    1. Thanks Drucilla....glad you dropped by.

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  8. The new batch of scratchings are off to a great start! It will be fun to watch-along as it grows :)

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