In my part of the world we say you are a fool if your passion for a pursuit overcomes all practical sense. I am a stitching fool, and I stitch foolishness.

Thursday, October 13, 2016


Last night, after the first leg of our journey north, we got take-out from a Chinese restaurant.

This is what my fortune cookie said:

And it came true.

We're at Winterthur.

For the next two days, we'll be immersed in lectures and tours and classes celebrating needlework and textiles.

Like this beautiful example, on display in one of the galleries:

And there will be more to come . . .