It’s been so nice to meet up with my old school friend Merilyn, during our stay in Dunedin on our South Island Odyssey trip. You know what it’s like with these special friends in your life, when we meet up after a period of months, or even a couple of years, it’s just like we have never been apart. Merilyn hasn’t been bitten by the quilting bug (yet), but rather enjoys stitching candlewick projects. She has made several little cot quilts over the years, and has a whole collection of pretty white candlewick cushions.
Merilyn proudly showed me the duvet cover she has finished recently – showcasing more of her skill with needle and thread.
Must admit that I haven’t done a great deal of stitching during this holiday, too much to see and do, and not enough relaxing time. I’m making a herb inspired cushion for my daughter for a gift (luckily she doesn’t read the blog) and so far I’ve only stitched a few herb names. But I’m slowly getting there, so that’s the main thing.
Merilyn has done spinning for many years (not one of my skills) and loves to knit as well. So it’s good that we share a love of candlewick and stitcheries together. Wonder if she will ever take up quilting?