Tuesday, 13 November 2012

Hither and thither

hither and thither, adv. in various directions, esp. in a disorganized way. e.g. Bloom is running hither and thither, from one project to another, as her brain races ahead of her fingers.
I have been working with felt, lots of fiddly cutting with small scissors, but it will surely be worth it. 
The design is a table centre by Mandy Shaw of Dandelion Designs and is from Australian Homespun #109. It reminds me of scherenschnitte, a form of German paper cutting which I love.
Progress on the hexagons is slow but steady.
My 'local', Marally Craft, generously sent me home last week with fabric panels and coordinates to play with: 'Animal Party Too' by Amy Schimler for Robert Kaufman ...
... And 'Pretty Paisley' flannels by Lesley Grainger for Robert Kaufman. I am planning a new pattern that might make use of all those cute panels that I have stashed in the cupboard over the years! So I have plenty to keep me off the streets :) Hope you too can find some time for creative pursuits this week.


  1. oh my! your felt cutting is gorgeous! I must try some - but I shall need some super sharp scissors I think - what kind of scissors are you using?

  2. Your table topper is going to be amazing! I'm impressed with how small it looks...can't wait to see it finished!

  3. The table centre looks so lovely. Well done.
    Gorgeous fabrics from Marally. Have fun creating :)
    Hopefully I'll get some time to pop in there when I'm
    in the area in the new year (if I can talk my Master 9
    into it!! ...might have to do some bribing on that one)

  4. All looks great Ros.


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