Saturday, 15 June 2013
Foolishly or otherwise, I have volunteered myself for totes!
I think a tote will be useful, as there may well be bits and pieces to be taken to and from the venue- they are promising a 'quilt market' in the evening of the Saturday, and if I manage to make any sneaky purchases, a tote would be a help. So, possibly, other folk may also appreciate a tote.
So, totes it is.
I have been making tote number one. Shades of yellow, with some free embroidery leaves and stems on the one side, modelled here by my long suffering son, he is good to his Mum....
and on the other side, double aster from Quilters cache, done in shades of yellow. Now, I made a mistake on this one as I started it. So it is all made in reverse, as it were. This is the laevo version- as opposed to the dextro version. yes, I am just trying to dress it up nicely... I got it wrong, okay? and didn't want to get out the seam ripper... so that is that!
A couple of pockets, but I forgot the D ring.... I shall maybe have to forget the D ring in the others too...
One down, two to go!
Sorry for the quality of the pictures, but daylight has gone, and they are not the best. Ah well.
Here is 'Penny Lane', my first rose this summer ( summer? what summer- Oh that three days of warmth and sunshine? THAT summer!)
When the sun shines, she smells heavenly. When it is cold and damp. she smells of nothing. Come back summer, you didn't spend long enough here!
and quietly lurking is this beauty.
A rich purple specimen is just coming out, too but I will have to wait for daylight to take the next photograph.
These poppies are doing their bit for the garden. I love their frilly edges.
see little one- the cocoa shell mulch is down!
So the garden is progressing!
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