Crafting funeral poem for crematorium and church services and celebrants


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.

OPTIONS
DIGITAL DOWNLOAD Please remember to check your spam/junk folder. The email will be sent as a PDF file.

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).

PAPER SCROLL & PRESENTATION BOX – Printed on 100 gsm high quality lightly textured ivory matte A4 paper, tied with navy ribbon in an ivory card presentation box. The 10 verse version will be printed on 2 sheets of A4 paper.

PERSONALISED
Poems can be personalised with the names, dates and words of your choosing, up to a maximum of 50 characters (including spaces). 

DELIVERY
FREE DELIVERY within the UK via Royal Mail 1st Class.

TERMS and CONDITIONS
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If this poem is read at a funeral service, please credit Poppyland Poet in the Order of Service.

ORDERING
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PRICES

 Digital Download – 6 verses £14.95
White A4 Print – 6 verses £17.95
Ivory A4 Print – 6 verses £17.95
 A4 Paper Scroll & Presentation Box – 6 verses £21.95
A 10 verse (A3) poem is available, please contact me. £22.95 /£25.95  

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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.

Tatting using a shuttle, creating lace designs which can be 
woven into a bracelet of thread in metallic gold,
the delicate finish similar to the art of lacemaking using 

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.