Hi there, I hope this finds you well. It's December already!
Despite having a thousand things on my 'to-do' list this weekend, I found myself sewing together all the scraps of fabric that were stacked in piles on worktable (to be fair, 'tidy up worktable' was on my list) which took the good part of an afternoon. These particular scraps I thought looked beautiful together, so I've pinned them to the wall as a temporary installation. The fabrics are nearly all recycled from clothing or similar, and quite a few of the pieces come from the boxed corners of project bags I've made lately. Not sure what I'll do with these patched-together strips yet but have a few ideas.
I bought a box of my books earlier this year and thought it might be fun to have a half-price sale on them before Christmas. I announced it on Instagram over the weekend and wanted to say thank you for all the orders! There are still a few copies left in my etsy shop, if you're after one for a gift for someone (or yourself). It gives me joy to think of these books out in the world, being used!
Last week I visited my friend Constança who lives in a rural town a couple of hours' drive away. I've been talking about doing this for ages, so it was lovely to see where she lives and go for a walk around her community. I also got to meet her boys Rodrigo and Pedro who I adore. C loves to collect vintage linen and china, and I snapped a picture of the coffee she served after lunch to show you - check out that beautiful little espresso cup! She had a matching set of 4.
I ordered some photo calendars as gifts for family, and snuck in an order for these cards with one of my embroideries while I was at it. I love having nice notecards to send off with orders and mail to friends. Viva la snail mail!
Hope you have a lovely week.
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