Bliss and Blisters

Last week I asked you about your preferences in regard to photo quality and you unknowingly gave me the permission to publish sh**** photos 😂😂😂 You did not know that I would use your lovely comments against you – sorry to wake you up, but I am a monster 😀 I am writing about photo […]

How I write a NeedleWorkMonday post
19. May 2020

Today I want to sew. I want to sew so badly, so that I pondered the whole morning how I can avoid writing this post. Shame on me. Usually on Monday mornings I stand up, do a bit of sports (no fear, really tiny amount, like 3 minutes) then I drink my tea and have […]

I assume everybody knows the iconic film „Groundhog Day“ where Bill Murray wakes up at six o’clock to relive the same day over and over again. Now visualize me, waking up and stumbling sleepily into my sewing room. My hair is a tangled mess and my eyes bloodshot. I wear too tight pajama pants, a […]

When knitting less is a good sign…
5. May 2020

Often, I hear form friends admiring words about the huge amount of needlework I do, how much I can knit, crochet or sew. And although I know these words are genuine prise or even a bit of envy of my possibility (free time) to follow my passion, there is a drop of sadness hidden for […]

Sowing a blouse and sewing some seeds
28. April 2020

The Norns are weaving their fabric of fate with swift fingers and a lucid mind (does they weave only on #needleworkmonday?? Are there studies to proof this?). They combine stories like we combine yarn for the perfect sock or colors for an amazing quilt. And in my case, there are two stories which found a […]

I made a crochet chicken for Easter
14. April 2020

I made a crochet chicken for Easter and it was a mistake Do you know this state of mind when the tiniest question from another person, a needle falling on the carpet, the ripping yarn or the long hair inside your shirt feels so annoying that you want to pretend to be ailed with the […]

Speaking about tension squares in crochet
31. March 2020

Speaking about tension squares and my gargantuan urbanite cardigan. It’s #needleworkmonday and I am not finished with my Urbanite Cardigan. Instead of wallowing about my snail-like speed, I will use this unfinished crochet cardigan to reflect about tension. Do you make a tension square before you start a new project? I mostly do although my […]

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