drawn and ready to cut.
Hearts for Lavender sachets: drawn and ready to cut.

Oh thank god! It’s done. All cuts complete and piled up on every available surface and now I can safely say bye bye scissors and rotary cutter, HELLO sewing machine.

Orange and stone cuts...I love this combination!
Orange and stone cuts...I love this combination!

I’ve been fretting about next week. The kids will be off school for a two week October break (two weeks! we never got that long did we?), Yorick’s up to his eyeballs in concrete blocks, uninstalled windows and young lads needing occupied…so he’ll be off the scene. So I’m going to have to juggle kids, work and entertainment. Aaaagh! There’s no two ways about it…they’re just going to have to entertain themselves for a while until this order is finished. That’s not so bad is it? I’m sure as children we used to have to keep ourselves occupied while mum and dad got on with life. In fact, children need to learn how to figure out their own fun. Listen to me trying to assuage my guilt.

Anyway, I have another nice photo for you here…little orange nests, cut and ready to be sewn onto the lavender heart sachets.

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Posted by:mogwaii

Born: 13th March 1969 in Edinburgh Star sign: Pisces Where do I live? An beautiful island called Lismore Who with? I live with my gorgeous man - Yorick, and my beautiful boys Ruben (currently 14) and Tom (10) and we also have cat poppy, cat Bashy and cat Spyro. What do I do there? Water veggies in the polytunnel, loads of mopping up, picking up clothes, cooking and washing dishes. The rest of the time I'm in a blissfull state in my studio making things out of wool and designing the next must have (in my head!) and a lot of cycling to and fro My favourite Books: Right now...empowerment books like "The power of now" and "The Secret", but also John Fowles "The Magus" and "The kite runner" and I love the "Tao of Poo" My Favourite films: Babettes feast, Wings of desire and The colour of Pomegranites. My favourite music: Bach cello suites for designing, Dolly parton for making (especially her album Little Sparrow), Teddy Thompson and loads of other stuff! What did I do before moving to Lismore? * Went to school in Edinburgh (South Morningside primary then St. Mary's music school and then George Watson's) * Went to Brazil for a year, fell in love, learnt Portuguese and spun a lot of wool * Studied foundation in visual arts in Manchester poly and then went on to study BA Hons in textiles at Goldsmith's college * Made felt hats, sold them at Camden market and then eventualy Liberties and had Ruben in the midst of it all - moved to Pathhead * Tom came along and I stopped making hats. sung lots of Jazz, taught Brazilian and samba singing, recorded an album and started singing with La Boum * Tom went to school and I set up Mogwaii * Moved here in 2006 There you go!! xx Sarah (from left) Ruben, me and Tom (from left) Ruben, me and Tom

2 replies on “Cutting Love

  1. Hi Sarah, I am your secret admirer, I love your work. I have tried to leave a comment here couple of times, but to no avail… Hope this time it works. I have tagged you, if you like, see my blog please. Monika

  2. Hi Sarah, I am your secret admirer, I love your work.I have tried to leave a comment here couple of times but to no avail… I have tagged you on my blog, if you like, please, check it.Monika

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