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Monday, June 03, 2013

Another Student Block

I've been down the past few days with a nasty stomach bug.  I never get anything!  But this one was bad.  Thankfully, it's done now but I don't really have any stitching to share with you.  What I do have is another student block from Lesson 5.  This block was worked by Joyce:

How creative!  All the elements are here but Joyce added an extra element.  Check out the moon!  This almost makes me think "of a night-bird singing come away, come away!"  Okay, I got a little Stevie Nicks here but the first thing I thought of was that line from the Edge Of Seventeen.

Did you notice how well Joyce repeated the "circle" symbol?  This block is wonderful, imaginative and it feels very symbolic and magical.  So pretty!  And great job done!

In other news, I have Nightmare's ashes now, which always makes it feel so final.  Of course, they're never totally gone from us are they?  They simply become part of who we are.  I very much miss his beautiful little face.  I've always adored black cats.

Wrigley keeps me on my toes.  I bought him a collar with a bell on it but he doesn't leave it on.  He's really good at getting it off but for the most part, he's a good little kitten.  He plays a lot!  He carries his little toys around and he can be quite talkative!  I'll get some more pictures of him.  He's grown some.  He's gotten longer.  He's a real pretty boy!


Gina E. said...

..."carries his toys around" - that is so cute! Tiger used to do that; we had a whole stack of toys and balls for him, and we were always finding them in odd spots like the bed, or in our shoes! There are a couple of sparkly balls about the size of marbles, that he still pulls out of his toy box and carries them into the kitchen where he can roll them up and down!!

Magpie's Mumblings said...

So sorry that you've been under the weather Pam - stomach bugs are NOT fun! Take care of you. Joyce has done a great job on this block - I especially like her use of ric-rac.

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