I’ve been itching to do some embroidery – yes, inspiration has returned and I’m working on a new project – but am battling a bit with the lack of daylight.
This being our first full winter here, we’re not yet used to the short days and half-light when the clouds hang low. But I am enjoying the stark stillness, if I can describe it that way.
I’ve wanted to make a holder for my travel card for a while, as black plastic just doesn’t cut it when there’s a stash drawer full of fabric. And you don’t need daylight for machine stitching, so I had no excuse. I finally got around to it yesterday afternoon and here’s the result, with a zippered coin pouch inside:
My fingers are still itching, though, so I’m off to give embroidering a shot while the light is “brightest” at midday. And off to buy a daylight bulb for my desk lamp next week…