Breathing

I feel like I have some breathing space right now. I have in essence finished the two pieces I have been working on solidly for the last few months, and pleasingly well ahead of schedule. They need hanging systems, photography and then the relevant paperwork to be submitted, all doable in the time available. This space has lead me to look around the house, see the dust, the overgrown garden and mending surgery as Margaret Ford calls it (major) in this case. Beaker Repair 1 Beaker repair 2Beaker repair4 Beaker Repair 3 Poor Beaker had major surgery last May and at the time I had not counted on the arrival of a puppy! Beaker now has a new red suit and slightly shorter arms. I think he looks as happy as ever. Callum is happy as Beaker can still dance. You can read Beaker’s full story hereBeaker repair 5 Beaker repair 6 Other family favourites – My own now vintage “Rabby” lovingly crocheted by my Nanna. Such and interesting shape to make clothing for…this is where as a pre-teen, I learned creative crocheting, adapting patterns, making my own designs…a good skill for an artistic future!Rabby 2 Rabby 3 Rabby 4I made Bikini bottoms to accommodate a tail.RabbyNanna also made “Owly” for my Brother. This is one of the two he has.

OwlyOwly 1And another generation back, my Dad’s Teddy.  TeddyAll much loved in their time.

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