Saturday, 1 December 2012

Sweet Peas and progress

Today I picked a large bunch of sweet peas from the vines.  These are the HD3QEM's favourite flowers and our lounge is filled with their sweet scent.
At New Year a friend is coming from Japan to stay for a week so this afternoon I planted flower plants and did a general tidy up in the garden.   Now the weather forecast is for rain and wind tomorrow.   Oh well....
I managed to complete the next step of A Confetti of Hardanger HAL.  This week was picots and I am never very confident with those.   I followed the instructions very carefully and completed the small motif, all the while telling myself that practice makes perfect!
Now, after a busy day I am ready for bed so good night all.

7 comments:

  1. There is nothing quite as fresh and the scent of sweet peas.

    You are going to bed and my day is just starting.

    Sweet dreams.

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  2. The sweet peas are so pretty! Love your hardanger work, the picots look perfect. I am always in awe, it makes me too nervous, the idea of cutting the threads.

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  3. Lovely Sweet Peas:)
    Your hardanger piece is comming along so beautifully, and your picots are just great!
    I too have problems with picots, they sure are little rascals:D
    Take care!

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  4. the sweet peas are my fav too..
    i love your hardanger work so much too..
    love for you x

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  5. The sweet peas are such a pretty colour. Your needlework is always so well executed, I'm always very impressed.

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  6. Your sweet peas are gorgeous & your hardanger is looking lovely

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  7. Your picots look perfect and I can almost smell the sweet peas!

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