It might seem from my blog posts this year that I am never at home. This is not entirely true, but I do have to admit to having been away this weekend. Away for a long weekend, indeed, leaving Friday morning and returning late Monday afternoon. I can confirm, however, that between those two times I spent many hours stitching, for this trip was to … Continue reading Sunlight and frost in Northumberland
Out and about with friends on Friday last, we repaired to ‘The Jiggery Pokery Shop’ in Mickley, Stocksfield (Northumberland) for lunch. The lunch, by the way, was of the nicest kind for a greyish November day: home-made carrot and lentil soup together with home-made cheese scones accompanied by butter. However, the key reason for including them here is their use of vintage tablecloths. As you … Continue reading Embroidered Vintage Tablecloths – what’s not to like?