Monday, 10 September 2012


Thank you to the lady who sold me the scraps of her father's ties and cravats at the Maypole Carboot on Sunday.  She had made a patchwork quilt out of them and the left-over bits were safety-pinned into coloured bundles ready for sale.  She was really happy that they were going to a fellow patchworker.

Her father, John, had worked in the antiques trade and had apparently been quite a character!
As my ceramic patchwork is being talked about as being an 'Antique of the Future', it's good to think that John, through snip-bits of his fabrics, may rejoin the industry...

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