Category: Craft

Cross stitch border collie

A beginners stop motion animation of a counted cross stitch

2000 plus pieces are one

Cut And measure And cut And Measure On and on it goes. 2000 plus pieces are measured And cut. Now to sewing, she does go And fold And tack And fold And tack 2000 plus pieces are tacked And sew A straight seam And… Continue Reading “2000 plus pieces are one”

Blobs of paint

Blobs of paint Smeared on canvas Swirled around with palette knife A swish here A flourish there Another dollop of paint Wack another canvas on top Pull it off Art is done. ©KJ Eastwick July 2019 Inspired by the work of the Australian Artist… Continue Reading “Blobs of paint”

Needle in, needle out Needle twirls, Unwind it now. Go to pattern Find the thread Tread the needle Four space one Five space space space three more stitches This is not a very quick process Cross stitch, Stress reducing Years producing Beauty making Work… Continue Reading “”

Warm woollen scarf

Hands fly Soundlessly creating Wool slips Through nimble fingers Hook manipulating Treble, chain and then again Turn and start a fresh Oops mistake What to make I can hide that Row after row Four balls later Scarf Long Wide Warm Alpacha What a pleasure… Continue Reading “Warm woollen scarf”