I’ve set myself the task of finishing 8 Quilts by 31 December 2019. Admittedly they are small pieces, because of this I am hand quilting them. This makes them portable and easy to take to the ‘in real life’ quilt group I’ve joined. ‘Stitchers’ in Herne Hill are very welcoming ! I’ve also joined anContinue reading “Yes I Can”
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Affirmation turns up in life as statements to self, in the present tense, to manifest the qualities or things you want in your life. As in ‘I am rich’ or ‘money flows freely to me’ or ‘my life is beautiful’. Affirmations for money status, health status, the status of being alive and here. They areContinue reading “Affirmation”
Mantra for life?
A “Mantra” is a sacred utterance , a numinous sound, a syllable, word or phonemes or group to words in Sanskrit believed by practitioners to have psychological and spiritual powers. A mantra may or may not have syntactic structure or literal meaning. WIKEPEDIA. Hands up if you read this definition of mantra andContinue reading “Mantra for life?”
Do Your Best
Do. Your. Best. Mum’s maxim still rings in my ears, even after all this time. The power of words to linger, to imprint in your mind, to guide, to remind. ‘do’ is hand stitched. I’ve taken the stitches across the letters here, to echo the background. I love to hand stitch. I love machine stitchingContinue reading “Do Your Best”
A new year begins, a welcome, an invitation to to each new day, for hopes and plans for the year ahead. In 2015 I learned the power of 15 minutes – 15 minutes of de cluttering a day, 15 minutes of daily yoga. Doing things in small pockets of time regularly makes a difference. IContinue reading “15 Minutes”
‘Yes’ to today!
‘Yes’ Maggie Winnall Mixed Media Textile,hand Painted and machine stitched ‘Yes’ is the ultimate affirmation. Positive, pithy, powerful. I’m saying ‘YES’ ! To an unexpected holiday from the day job today! Which means I get to celebrate my grandson Reuben’s 6th birthday. What are you saying ‘Yes’ to today?
‘Yes’ to today!
‘Yes’ c. Maggie Winnall mixed media textile, machine stitched and hand painted ‘Yes’ is the ultimate affirmation. Positive, pithy, powerful. I’m saying ‘YES’! To an unexpected holiday from the day job today! Which means I get to share in my grandsons 6th birthday Celebrations. What are you saying Yes to today?
24 Oyster Card Wallets and Thank You
Today I tested nylon thread to sew my recycled plastic bag oyster card wallets. Once over the technical problems, needle breakage, uneven and wobbly stitches I managed to finish the 24 colourful oyster wallets you see above. Also I’d like to thank all the visitors and art enthusiasts who came to see the Open StudioContinue reading “24 Oyster Card Wallets and Thank You”
Making Uncovered Success!
Every thing about taking part in Making Uncovered was satisfying, right from the first meeting at Brixton East (where I immediately visualised myself in situ sewing and making) to being paid promptly for my workshop. This was my first time working with Makerhood and from the outset it was evidently a clearly thought out, seamless operation. TheContinue reading “Making Uncovered Success!”