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'No,' said the child. 'What is it?'
- The Mouse and his Child. Russell Hoban.

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Saturday, 5 September 2015

Just Can't Bring Myself to Use It

Well, the pattern for the Mother-of-the Groom jacket has arrived.


But I just can't cut into this phulkari... I mean, just look at the beauty and amount of hand-stitching! 


I put my diary there so you could see the size. It would cover a single bed, with a backing and a bit of extra fabric for the sides... I have decided to keep it. I will keep it for ever and put it on a wall, or one of the spare beds, or hang it on my wall when I am old and living in one room in a cabbage and urine-smelling retirement home, and brighten up my and my carers' lives... 
I'll go and buy another bit of material. 
Once this nausea is over from this rotton gastro bug.


3 comments:

  1. That's the best 'Art for Arts Sake' decision I have heard for a long time! Good on you Kate. Best wishes for getting rid of the bug.

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  2. Yuk, sorry to hear that you are I'll. yes the material is lovely and would make a lovely jacket but it would be a shame to cut it up. I love the idea of using it as a quilt though.

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  3. Don't know what I would do. Maybe make the beautiful jacket and then frame and hang that on a wall as an art piece. Maybe? Feel better.

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