Monday, 15 October 2012

Scratched This Week


We started the week with Thanksgiving
followed by two days of just trying stitches
Then a windy, windy day


and the herons were back at the pond.


The coyotes were howling not far away
on our early morning walk.
The RP's and I walked a bit faster back along the dike than usual!


We lit the first fire of the season.
It's wet and windy
The leaves are falling
so I played with leaves.


Leaves of every colour are falling to the ground


Some are salmon in colour


but none are striped like this!
That's the trouble with variegated threads I find.


Sometimes it is the dullest that I like the most.

10 comments:

  1. Lovely scratchings! I too am drawn to the muted colors - subdued and mixed so that I really have to look to realize their beauty.

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  2. Those herons are lovely - a real demonstration of how the simplest of lines can come to life!

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    1. Yup just trying to keep the stitching simple

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  3. Love your herons and the coyotes are so quirky. I often visit here but leave speechless as your work is beyond words.

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    1. Hey Kaite...how 're you doing! I leave your blog full of admiration for all the work you are doing fr others.

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  4. I too love the herons, and the leaves!

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    1. So much more beautiful in real life aren't they.

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  5. Beautiful variety of stitches in your leaves and love the colours.
    Also what stunning photos of the rainbows in your previous post.

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