The A to Z Challenge letter today is
I like to do needlework.
One of the things I like to do is crewelwork.
This is a type of embroidery that is done with crewel yarn
on linen or cotton fabric.
The basic stitches are simple and when combined
can make complicated designs.
Typically crewelwork is floral or traditional looking,
but there are many whimsical designs available in kits..
One of the pieces I did for my mother was Mortimer Bird.
She was depressed and very unhappy and I thought seeing Mortimer
in the mornings would help her begin her day with a smile.
Now he hangs in my kitchen and I smile every morning when I see him.
Really, who wouldn’t smile seeing Mortimer Bird?
And today I
Celebrate The Small Things
Having lunch and visiting with a friend. Lots to talk about and a few laughs.
Seeing another friend I haven’t seen in years. A nice surprise in the grocery store.