For the first time ever I didn't take my camera to Ally Pally but if I had I would have taken photographs of the work of the wonderfully imaginative work of Ann Small. and the delightful whimsy of Catherine von Isenburg
While my SIL was visiting we took a trip to Scotney Castle which hadn't quite donned all it's autumn glory but still looked beautiful.
Yesterday was a real treat, a workshop with Cas Holmes. The lovely Sam welcomed us with coffee and I could see her wonderful ginger lemon cake so I was happy. Sew Not Strawberry Jam is becoming one of my favourite places, I just wish it was a little nearer.. I love the workroom
As does Sam's cat.
The first thing we had to do was go outside and draw, scary, I do not do drawing from real. First surprise of the day, I managed something that looked like something. This is it after adding another element of the lesson and a serendipity meeting with my wet work on the way home.
You can see more of her work here
I'll get round to talking about the knitting and stitching later in the week (I hope).