'I'm always looking for the Hows and the Whys and the Whats,' said Muskrat, 'That is why I speak as I do. You've heard of Muskrat's Much-in-Little, of course?'
'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.


  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.

  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.

  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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