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April 21, 2018

ready or not I’m in the studio for the weekend

just move the vacuum

for some reason I can’t quite explain it was important to finish my self-portrait for today

the ends are stitched and it is mounted

for my 75th birthday

me and the Queen – but she is older!

now I have to go and tend to business

 

14 Comments leave one →
  1. April 23, 2018 10:29 am

    the self portrait is perfect!! a grand happy belated birthday. my vacuum is laying around everywhere; i don’t even try to hide it anymore.

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    • April 23, 2018 2:21 pm

      Aimee – congratulations on owning you first house/home. Only the studio got vacuumed, the weather has finally warmed up and I am frantically gardening. Building a deer fence today, they ate all my tulips and have now started on my new little Japanese maple. The vacuum is abandoned in the kitchen. Relax a little – I know that is a tall order – enjoy settling in and getting comfy. Hugs!

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  2. Louisa permalink
    April 23, 2018 9:47 am

    Happy Birthday! Your mini-me is very sweet and you’re still that girl at heart! Glad your open studio went well too.

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    • April 23, 2018 10:25 am

      Louisa – it is hard to believe so many years have passed, I’ve decided to start counting backwards.

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  3. vdbolyard permalink
    April 23, 2018 6:00 am

    huge happy birthday to YOU! sweet tapestry.

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  4. April 23, 2018 3:08 am

    I missed your birthday–I hope it was grand, and a studio tour seems an appropriate way to celebrate the woman you’ve become. The tapestry is really cool . . .

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    • April 23, 2018 7:38 am

      Kerry – I’ve been doing this studio tour twice a year for 10 years, think this was the best yet. Now wondering about getting a bigger tapestry loom?!!

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  5. April 22, 2018 11:26 am

    Happy birthday Jean! Glad you get to spend it doing what you love.

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    • April 22, 2018 4:40 pm

      Tracy – thank you. It was an excellent tour, the weather co-operated, some very interesting people and good sales – great way to celebrate.

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  6. April 21, 2018 3:27 pm

    Happy Birthday to you both! Your self portrait is adorable, not just saying that! I hope the rest of the weekend goes really well.

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    • April 21, 2018 6:22 pm

      thanks Kjerstin – first day of studio tour was busy, interesting people and some nice sales.

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  7. April 21, 2018 12:25 pm

    I love your self-portrait, Jean. Happy birthday and have a great studio tour!

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    • April 21, 2018 6:24 pm

      Hi Heather how are you and life on the island? I miss your blog. I’m keeping busy but wish the weather would warm up so I could start the indigo vat.

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