Deck seat is needing company on a day like this me thinks!
The deck seat needs company on a day like this me thinks!

What glory! The sea was so reflective and shimmery today…a gift which unfortunately I wasn’t able to take full advantage of for the MOUND of making to be done.

I was hoping to complete the ‘eco motives’ order but a number of NOTHS  and etsy sales needed attending to first.

Lobelia, Jessy and Seamus with the wind knocked out of their sails.
Lobelia, Jessy and Seamus with the wind knocked out of their sails.
Shoosht Lobelia! Such filth.
Shoosht Lobelia! Such filth.
Now behave! All of you!!
Now behave! All of you!!

So these three were made and sent as well as a sherbet button nest brooch for Victoria.

Sherbet nest brooch
Sherbet nest brooch

Tomorrow all shop orders are swept to the side for the precariously last minute challenge to make a wedding quilt for the head teacher in ONE DAY! Watch this space for results.

Tonight I will dream of Obama’s victory. Please let it be so!!

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

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