This blog sorely needs an overhaul – when I look at it and see how much there is to update, I quail. I could start by posting something, a few bits and pieces to get started again. Just do it, or whatever it is they say.

Soooo…. I’ve been printing a bit on fabric, just playing around with techniques, trying out different blocks and having fun. The Tiree Tapestry Group (which is astonishingly almost a year old) is holding a simple printing workshop next weekend in the cattle market, and it’s in preparation for that. Who knew that the calyx of a tomato would print a starfish?

printing on fabric

printing on fabric

What else? I’ve been enjoying reading about this collaboration/exchange between Jane McKeating and Jilly Morris; it’s a fascinating insight into their processes, ideas and self-awareness.

And I’ve been thinking a lot – about how to carve out time for making, about continuing to learn, being committed. Reflecting. Seeking balance.

beach reflections

finding my way back

6 thoughts on “finding my way back

  • February 25, 2012 at 12:59 pm

    Nice to see you back. looking forward to hearing more.

  • February 25, 2012 at 1:28 pm

    Hear! Hear! glad to see you back Fiona and to know that you are still busy being creative. You have shamed me into getting my blog up-to-date. Rather neglected of late. I will try to do something about it this week.

  • February 25, 2012 at 6:11 pm

    Hey, that was a nice surprise when I clicked in an idle moment! And I really love the tomato starfish. Glad you’re enjoying Jane and Jilly’s Pairings thing, it’s fascinating isn’t it?

  • February 27, 2012 at 12:40 pm

    hello Fiona, nice to see you posting and see what you have been up too, the Tapestry group sounds fun it’s so nice to meet people with similar interests, the starfish look like they are dancing, enjoy your print workshop, Frances

  • March 3, 2012 at 5:44 pm

    I was so excited to click on your blog and find a lovely new post! Welcome back. I too have let my blog posting slip lately and you have inspired me to try a bit harder.Love your fabric prints. Have fun at your workshop.

  • March 9, 2012 at 4:19 pm

    hey you’re back! and with some very nice photos.looked up your whereabouts in google maps and no wonder you don’t blog, such an idyllic place!

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