catching up with friends
|Thursday Django and I went for a long walk with Dieke and her dog Felix in Avelingen|
|Friday Django and I went for a long walk with Marjan, these dahlias in Acquoy cheered us along|
|basted with a grid, still a lot more stitching to be done though.....|
|the yellow bird became a black one|
|off to the festive opening of my favourite book shop in Gorinchem, de Mandarijn; I've even written a poem for the new owner Ro|
the poem roughly translates into
I see you
you see me
we are equally/briefly* happy
* 'even'in Dutch can mean both, depending on context
thank you Grace, I was hesitant at first about using the printed fabric, for one it's not 100% cotton, and I worried the colours might be too strong for the natural dyes....but then I thought 'what the hell, just do it'
Kudos for the great pix of cloths on the line and the detailed process shots!!!
I have still to read this story, but I have seen illustrations, which is probably what stuck and inspired....yet another book for browsing