The rhythmical sound of bamboo knitting needles creating a gossamer
light four ply silver grey and soft purple heather wool blend shawl,
quite a complicated pattern to follow after previously knitting
a multicoloured cable knit scarf, ready for the cool autumn fall.
Tatting using a shuttle creates stunning lace designs which can be
fashioned into a decorative bracelet of woven thread in metallic gold,
the delicate hand crafted finish similar to the art of lacemaking using
thread wound on wooden bobbins or needles, the craft itself very old.
Sewing a tapestry using a printed canvas and soft wool, or a counted
cross stitch pattern, the silken skeins of thread colourful and rich,
using an adjustable hoop to stretch the white cotton of an intricate
embroidered floral tablecloth using running, chain and satin stitch.
The ornate black metal base and wooden table top of a foot pedal
powered Singer home sewing machine, revolutionary in it’s day,
making a summer sun dress in gauzy green polka dot, carefully cutting
the cotton material and using an edging zig zag stitch so it doesn’t fray.
A rotary cutter and board cuts pieces of material into patterned and
plain squares for the top layer of a quilt in cream and cornflower blue,
a modern quilt design in white has a colourful border of spring tulips
and decorative different sized flying butterflies in every shade and hue.
Sewing the edges of the patterned fabric together then pinning the
the warm wool batting, pleased with the effect of the different textiles,
stitching the layers together with a cotton base, then adding a vibrant
plain binding creates a treasured quilt in modern country cottage style.
Using twisted wool, embroidery silk, thread and scraps of colourful
cotton fabric to create an item individually designed, unique and new,
there is a sense of satisfaction when making or looking at the finished
project knowing that it was designed, crafted and made entirely by you.
Happy Birthday Zara love from Matt
© Poppyland Poet
A poem can be a thoughtful gift for a birthday, anniversary, retirement or thank you for a loved one or friend.
My poetry is written to be uplifting and evocative, reminding the reader or listeners of the joys of knitting, sewing, tatting and quilting.
My poems have been very well received by readers of all ages and backgrounds.
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CARD – Printed on 240gsm high quality lightly textured ivory matte A4 card (frame not included). The poem is placed in a protective cellophane wrapper and posted flat in a cardboard backed envelope.
PAPER SCROLL & PRESENTATION BOX – Printed on 100gsm high quality lightly textured ivory matte A4 paper, tied with navy ribbon in an ivory card presentation box.
Poems can be personalised with the names, dates and words of your choosing, up to a maximum of 50 characters (including spaces). A contact form displays after payment (about 10 seconds) for your choice as to personalised or unpersonalised.
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