Well would you believe we are nearly at the weekend again. The weekend starts in this house when my husband returns from work tonight. My week has gone so quickly.
I am busy working on several projects and enjoying my stitching days BUT long for some warmer weather. Last week in the South of England the rain was biblical and never ending, although from Wednesday it has been getting gradually warmer! :)) I would like, this weekend, to get out and plant out my hanging baskets. I am not so fond of gardening that I wish to do it in galoshes and a mack!!
I have taken great inspiration from the garden in a few of my up and coming designs, with flowers and bees.... I am learning all the time as I stitch and also teach myself new stitches from vintage samplers. I actually never knew of some of the stitches existed... for instance palestrina stitch? At the moment I am trying to learn a new stitch every few weeks. Some of them would not work in my designs but no matter, it is the joy of learning and practising as well, that said I have learnt some wonderful stitches for flowers and that really has been great seeing what can be done with a needle and thread.
As I am writing this I can see birds in my garden eating the food I put out for them and the sun is out and getting warmer. I think today I will take out my hand stitching and sit out for a while.
I hope you all have the most wonderful weekend and enjoy some of this wonderful weather that promises to be here for a while!