Because I had the sniffles we didn’t go out so we concentrated on crafty stuff and this was the result…
Madonna was on to something … who knew a fabric shop could be so much fun?
Frank Orsen, my teddy bear, and I escorted the Big M to her favourite shop in Tooting (maybe even her favourite shop in London, if not, the world) – the Sewing and Craft Superstore on Balham High Street.
It has every conceivable type of fabric and crafty stuff from tulle to tartan and buckram to bias binding.
Frank and I loved feeling all the different textures. It was like a real life Touchy-Feely Play Book. Our best bit was playing with the velvets and netting! Well that and burying myself in the remnants bucket.
The staff are all really nice and made a big fuss of me. The shop also has wide enough aisles for the buggy, which is unusual in haberdasheries.
Today I am chillaxing in the countryside, staying with my godmother’s parents. I’ve fed the chicken, taken the dog for a walk, bounced on the trampoline and filled my lungs with fresh country air.
I am now helping my god-sister (sister of godmother) make a quilt as an auction item for Ehlers-Danlos Support UK’s conference. My favourite one that she has made so far is ‘busy, busy bumblebee.’