Hello! What a week, what a month.
In parallel with the tidal wave of political acrobatics and economic drama that has engulfed Ireland recently (yay mixed metaphors!), I’ve been very, very busy here at String Revolution.
This morning, as I look out at the snow and prepare to go marching in Dublin to protest [...]
Late, late, late one night at the end of October, I signed up for the November round of the Customer Love Challenge.* This is the brainchild of LaVonne Ellis, conceived on foot of a post by Naomi Dunford of IttyBiz, entitled Make Them Love You. THEN Ask For Money.
* that’s #customerlove for Twittererererers [...]
Here in Ireland, we kissed autumn goodbye the week before last: 1 November is the official beginning of winter. (Yay seasonal change! I love it!)
But last month, I did a workshop with Northern Irish quilter Margaret Woodside, where we made these rather splendid wall hangings out of quilted autumn leaves.
The workshop was [...]
Whee! Welcome to the first in a new series of posts in which I introduce you to some of my favourite craft blogs. This is something I’ve been meaning to do for ages – almost since I started String Revolution, in fact – but somehow I haven’t had the nerve until now.
(Haven’t had [...]
[The infant Léan in 1975, with my youthful mother]
1. It’s my birthday! I am 36.
2. I kind of love getting older. (So far.) I’ve been patiently waiting for my first grey hair for years – and finally found it in August. Happydance!
3. I was an only child until I was six [...]
A couple of weeks ago, I sat down to make a list entitled “Things That Are Screaming At Me Because I Haven’t Made More Progress On Them”.
It was a long list. I made it because I was wound up to 90, and braindumping the contents of my writhing mind seemed preferable to sitting [...]
Remember the dream catcher quilt I was planning? I’ve come up with a design I can live with, and I’m making progress. (Still not convinced I’ll have it done in time for the deadline, but whatever.)
Thank you for your brilliant, thoughtful comments – and encouragement – on my previous post. They really helped [...]