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tiny completely happy: pale petals + watercolours



More watercolour skies
More watercolour skies
More watercolour skies

More watercolour skies
More watercolour skies


Dave's socks (1)
Kae tempest
Good day! This Saturday morning publish is delivered to you by sturdy espresso, autumnal morning gentle streaming within the window and a imprecise sense of guilt that it has been ages since I final wrote right here. I hope you’re very nicely and have discovered time for the belongings you love recently.

Listed below are a number of snaps from my February and March life, the season of dried hydrangea petals – aren’t they stunning? I began a brand new job on the finish of January, and it has been taking on practically all my vitality and ideas – even desires! However it’s fantastic to have a brand new problem and I am attending to know some wonderful and attention-grabbing new individuals and concepts.

Sock knitting has been my artful companion over this time – I made a pair for my father-in-law’s birthday. For these, I used my common favorite ‘sock recipe’ – a 3 x 3 rib, Kitchener toe and heel flap and gusset. I virtually at all times comply with the biggest dimension on this free sample (Ravelry hyperlink) – it is a basic and arduous to look previous, for my part! This is my Ravelry web page for this venture. I used good outdated Regia sock yarn and a few leftovers in several colors for a color block impact.

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It has been a yr since I began watercolour portray lessons and I am attempting to maintain up my practising once I can. I discover it so enjoyable to do within the evenings. I’ve included images of some of my work from this month above – I am nonetheless attempting to seize the sky exterior my bed room window, and documenting locations and crops in my watercolour journal. 

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A brand new job means a number of new workplace garments, too – I not too long ago made a Hope Woven Costume, which is a sample from Fashion Arc. I used a black silk-cotton mix from The Material Retailer and made a number of modifications, together with an extended skirt and a tie on the again neck (reasonably than zips or every other fastenings). The gown is barely sheer, so I put on a black slip beneath (made utilizing this sample from Papercut). I’ve plans for a number of extra handmade work garments this winter – watch this house!

One other factor I have been loving recently is listening to information (the image above reveals my Kate Bush assortment – how fortunate am I?) We not too long ago obtained our turntable repaired after a number of years of it being out of motion. There’s one thing so luxurious about placing a document on and sitting down and listening correctly right through, in a manner that Spotify playlists cannot actually match. I went to see Kae Tempest after they have been in Wellington a few weekends in the past. It was a tremendous live performance – fully absorbing. I had to purchase a duplicate of On Connection the following day – it is a longish essay about how creativity helps us be much less alone. I like to recommend it!

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Wishing you a really completely happy weekend, and thanks for visiting me right here. 




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