Poem

quilt-group

One of our Friday Friends regulars, Del Mattingly, has written a poem in Pam Ayres style and has given me permission to post it here.

FRIDAY FRIENDS

 

I go along to Katipatch on Friday every week.

I go for inspiration and new fabric I must seek. 

I take at least four projects ‘cause I have to fill the day.

I get my machine set up when someone says ‘by the way’…….

 

So the sewing is abandoned while we have a good long natter.

I’ve got all day to get it done so a few minutes will not matter. 

And then it’s time for coffee, the pot’s already on,

So we have another chat and find the morning’s almost gone.

 

At last I start the stitching, my best work there’s no doubt

But, hold on, there’s a problem – damn, the bobbin thread’s run out! 

I’m always short of something that means I can’t succeed

But that’s OK ‘cause Carol sells exactly what I need.

 

Everyone is willing to offer their advice

Until we reach consensus – wow, that does look very nice! 

And when the top is finished, the job is almost done

So I’ll pass it on to Deb to quilt and start another one.

by CarolB