Between Storms

Sunlight!

After a solid two weeks of downpours, Willa and Perdita saw a shaft of sunlight in the garden…

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St Cecelia

Song

A quartet of girls is singing…

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Stir It Up!

Stirring

Willa, Floradora and Henrietta stirred the pudding mixture…

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Warm Toes

 

buried feet

The Quimper Hittys are finding ways to mitigate the darkening days and chills of November…Arianell jumped right into my knitting and cosied up with the merino-silk yarn, wishing for a cat to keep her company…

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Rain

Soggy

The Rain rained so hard for the last few days, our province suffered mudslides, power outages, whole town evacuations, road closures, basements under water, farms struggling to save their animals, and exhaustion…The Quimper Hittys and their humans feel very lucky that we are all warm, dry and safe…

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Scrap Happy Thaumatropes November 2021

Prototypes

Last year I participated in a crafty advent calendar –  24 people each made 24 craft items, which were gathered together and redistributed. Everyone got back a box of 24 different gifts to open, one each day of December until Christmas Eve.  This year we were asked to make 25 gifts – I am making a 19th Century amusing toy called a  Thaumatrope, (Wonder-spinner).

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Winter Warmer Felt Mittens

 

Search

On a chilly and grey November afternoon Floradora dug around in the Winter warmers trunk but could not find any mittens…

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A Wet Adventure

Going for a walk

It was a soggy day, but the Hittys and an arctic fox named Snowy wanted to go for a walk anyway.

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