New Beginnings

This is my final post. I want to thank everyone over the years who has read, liked, commented and connected with me here. It has been great. I would love to keep blogging but with the writing and making that I am doing, it is no longer possible. I was involved in a market in Footscray a few weeks ago and found no time to promote it. gentlestitches will continue to be about and you can find my designs on and “coming soon to a pop up near you” I leave with some recent photos of my work and if you scroll to the bottom, some sound advice.Shane and Sharon on new bikes.
A bright, happy, squinty kind of day. I can still keep up with my lad, providing he pedals REALLY SLOWLY!Lucky Cats at Market
Amigurumi Lucky Cats. Ready for sale.spinning wheel with chair.
LOTS of spinning being done but I am yet to master “Straw into Gold!”Jack and Tricky preparing for their walk.
Jack and Tricky still enjoy a walk (but feel the cold a bit)old fashioned embroidery
Linen restoration has had me back at school for machine sewing!Safety first!
In closing let me say “thank you!” and whatever you do and where ever life takes you, remember,

We were Hacked and we were not amused ( but we are sorry).

Tricky the dog in bike basket

Tricky is not looking at all amused and neither should she. It isn’t about riding in her basket because she loves that. “Basket?” I say in an inquiring voice and she is scrabbling to get in. No, the reason Tricky is a bit sad is because everyone on the gentlestitches email site was sent a spam advertising email. We pay “good money” so you wont have to see adds when you visit me. The critters and the humans join together to say a great big “sorry” if you were inconvenienced and we are doing what our good friend Anna once suggested to do if it didn’t involve life or limb. We are going to “make less of it” We are still cross with the hackers and hope “their chooks turn to emus and kick their dunny door down”. We have taken (expensive) steps to ensure it doesn’t happen again. Have a happy day everyone and the next post will be our VERY successful market.