Friday, December 23, 2011

Coming back at last!

OK, so what in the heck happened to me? I haven't really posted since March! My decade-plus relationship went kablewy! in a rather dramatic and unfortunate fashion and it took months to get over it. Not just the emotional stuff but also the practical stuff of moving belongings, doing work on my house, establishing a new social life, etc. A bunch of stuff happened at work as well, making my life even more chaotic and stressful.

I am finally back in the place where I want to turn back to my stitching and this book is definitely inspirational. I had a post a while back about one of these types of roofs. Imagine my surprise when in an architectural salvage yard today (shopping for a kitchen cupboard) to discover a small alcove with books and to find this little treasure. There are numerous examples of these roofs along with some other interesting pictures and I plan to make a pattern or two based on the examples.

Glad to be back!!


Eva Grelsdotter said...

OH Cool you are back :) I have been missing your posts!

Merry Christmas!

Elina (Neulakko) said...

Glad to have you back! And I am sorry to hear of your difficult times.


ps. The pouch done with your lovely embroidery pattern is nearly finished, just a a few more tassels and a loop to hang it on, but here is a sneak preview:

Seidenweberin said...

Good you're back, and I am sorry for your relationship going bad. I hope the new life unfolds nicely for you.

On coloured tiles - there's an old joke in Basel (where the Münster is also sporting coloured tiles)
A: You know why there are coloured tiles?
B: No?
A: To prevent rain from coming in.

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