Monday, 27 April 2015

All fenced in

Saturday was fine and unseasonally warm for Autumn so the HD3QBEM and I went for a drive to a local park.   One of the City forefathers left a huge tract of land in the central city which is now a working farm but also has walking tracks, gardens, cafes etc etc.   We were content to sit and admire this view.
Then last night while watching Elementary I stitched a fence and part of a tree.   Oh yes, a red bird too.  The top panel of the Sampler Casket is coming along well which is great as I am getting a  little tired of it and longing for a change.   Very soon decisions will have to be made on the lettering/wording and I am still not sure so maybe will leave that for a later date?   So here's a progress shot -  wrinkles and all.
Monday has been a public holiday and was wet and stormy all morning so I was able to curl up with the latest Jacqueline Winspear and shed a tear or two over the tragedies befalling Maisie Dobbs.   Oh, Ms Winspear why do you do this?   Just when it was all romantic and a "happy ever after" was looming you give us so much pathos and grief.
Now I am off to cook dinner and then to hem a top I have made the HD3QBEM for her Mothers' Day gift.   It does feel so good to be early :- )

5 comments:

  1. Lovely view to admire Margaret and neat stitching too. I've not watched Elementary but my son suggested it might be worth a look - are you quite enjoying it?

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  2. Your bird is lovely but I think your young man looks a little lonely!
    Either you are VERY early for next March or you celebrate Mother's Day on the same day as the Americans rather than the English?

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  3. It's odd to read about autumn when the spring flowers are just now coming out here. I like seeing the progress of this project, but I know what you mean about wanting to work on something different. Sometimes I get too many things going at once, which seems to be the case now.

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  4. Your emboridery is growing beautifully. I like the contrast between the two trees.

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  5. Your work is done incredible, as always.
    xxx

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