Palistinian Embroidery
A new week


I am coping with a broken rib and have been unable to get to a Doctor to get my Vit B injection.  Everything is happening in slow motion at the moment.  I have very little ligament left in my knees, (which I knew) after operations for non cancerous growths in the knee cavities.  I am always careful because I know that I could fall.  My knees have been very painful lately but I know that more operations would leave me with even less ligament so will not have them done and just put up with the pain.  I really don't know how I came to fall, I must have turned sideways and down I went.  Onto the hard concrete, Ouch.

So work is all in slow motion as well.

I have got all the stitching finished for the Kogin bag but have to put it together, thinking that through is a bit of a challenge at the moment.

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I have drawn up a rough design for a new applique and need to sit and refine it.  (Looking at that I think I have an idea how to solve my Kogin pattern printing problem.)


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And I have an idea hatching for a Boro (Kantha) Class.  I have made some book-covers before as gifts  I think they might make an interesting class.

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After travelling in South East Asia I was surprised just how wide spread this type of stitching was.  I found the same kind of work in India, Mirimar, Thailand, and Vietnam.  The big difference was the colours of the fabrics.  All used the indigo colour but in India they used bright coloured fabric.  It leaves a lot of scope for what I could do.


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Queenie Patch

Poor you! Knees and ribs, everywhere hurts. Still you find the energy to stitch. Your Kogin is beautiful and will be a lovely bag.

Carolyn Foley

Thanks Queenie.


Slow progress is still progress!

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