The rhythmical sound of knitting needles creating a gossamer
four ply silver grey and purple heather shawl,
quite a complicated pattern to follow after previously knitting
a striped cable knit scarf, ready for the autumn fall.
wooden bobbins or needles, the craft itself very old.
Sewing a tapestry using wool, or following a counted cross
stitch pattern, the silken threads colourful and rich,
using a hoop to tighten the cotton of an embroidered floral
tablecloth, sewing using chain, stem and satin stitch.
The ornate black and wood frame of a pedal powered Singer
home sewing machine, revolutionary in it’s day,
making a summer dress in gauzy green polka dot, cutting the
material and using an edging zig-zag stitch so that it doesn’t fray.
A rotary cutter prepares patterned and plain squares for the top
layer of a traditional quilt in cream and cornflower blue,
a modern quilt design with a colourful border of spring tulips
and decorative butterflies in every shade and hue.
Sewing the patterned fabric together then pinning the batting,
pleased with the effect of the different textiles,
stitching the layers together and adding a vibrant plain binding
creates a treasured quilt in country cottage style.
A large cutting table full of blush pink silk effect fabric to
replace the old curtains that reach down to the floor,
the lining and header tape need to be stitched, pressed and
hung from the metal rail above the conservatory door.
Working with wool, embroidery silk, cotton and scraps of
colourful fabric, the art of creating you loved so dear,
when I picture you contentedly sewing, knitting or quilting,
this brings you ever closer, brings you ever near.
A poem can express innermost emotions after the loss of a loved one or friend.
My poetry is written to be gently uplifting and evocative, reminding the reader or listeners of the loved one or friend’s love of knitting and sewing.
My poems have been very well received at both church and crematorium services, by funeral directors and add a very personal accolade.
DIGITAL DOWNLOAD – Please remember to check your spam/junk folder. The email will be sent as a PDF file. The 8 verse version will be sent as 2 A4 pages.
CARD – Printed on 240 gsm high quality linen textured white or ivory A4 or A3 card. The poem is placed in a protective cellophane wrapper and posted flat in a cardboard backed envelope (A4) or rolled in a tube (A3).
Poems can be personalised with the names, dates and words of your choosing, up to a maximum of 50 characters (including spaces).
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PRICES – including postage and packing
|Digital Download – 6 verses||£11.95|
|Digital Download – 8 verses||£14.95|
|White A4 Print – 6 verses||£14.95|
|Ivory A4 Print – 6 verses||£14.95|
|White A3 Print – 8 verses||£18.95|
|Ivory A3 Print – 8 verses||£18.95|
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