Lucias Fig Tree

Stories, Travel

THE MARCH’s BLANKET IS ABOUT CELEBRATIONS AND MACAROONS…

So where to start with my March’s blanket… I thought my March’s blanket is going to be about celebrations..and macaroons… On the beginning of the week, I celebrated my 25th wedding anniversary! I have been married and also I have been living in Scotland for 25 years! Now I bet you are wondering what macaroons got to do with it? Well, there is a little story behind it all. I met my husband Michael in Paris in 1988; we got married four years later in 1992 on the 29th  ...

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Patterns, Stories, Travel

The Emily’s epilogue

I finished the blanket about a week ago, but I wasn’t so pleased with the quality of the pictures I took indoor. The weather has been quite poor  (surprise, surprise) and  I couldn’t  photograph outside, but I managed a couple of hours’ window on Monday and I got a few pictures. You must be wondering why I am so obsessed with outdoor’s photography; it is because my blankets are very much just about colors, and it matters a great deal to me for the images to be as  ...

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Lifestyle, Stories

My yarn room makeover

Hi, Everyone! If you follow me on Facebook, you might know I spent the past two days trying to re-organize my studio.  It wasn’t meant to be a big job; just assembling two small bookcases and shifting some of the books to create more space for my yarn.. because I am, as probably many of you are,  a”yarn collector”! Some will say a “yarn hoarder,” but I don’t like the negative connotation which comes with the term hoarder. I simply just LOVE yarn!  I love  ...

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Patterns, Stories, Travel

More about the Emily…

I thought I’d write an update on the blanket I’m currently making. I must say it has not been plain sailing, maybe it is because the task to transform an idea into reality, especially if it is something that you are passionate about, is never easy. If you have read my previous post, you might recall the 14 colors I had selected.  I had to make some adjustments as the tomato was too bright and highjacked the colors combination. In the picture you can see why, it is  out of focus  ...

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