Hope you've had a pleasant long weekend.We've had Ms Soleil here to stay but she thoughtfully brought along her breezy cousin so the atmosphere has been wonderfully refreshing.I get a curiously giddy feeling when I have a long line a freshly washed linens and lace dancing in the breeze...don't you?
Apart from watching my washing I have been trying to finish off started makes however this above image shows three unfinished ones:(The little girl is taken from my 'Summer Wanderings' embroideries however this one is smaller and instead of using fabric for her dress I filled it with long and short stitch.I plan to place her on the front of a framed clutch purse but am still trying to work out the best way to do this.Any suggestions always welcome.
Also in the first image you can see a little patchwork umbrella brooch that is nearly finished.I have been meaning to make these for an age because they're a bit like my Little Voyages brooches and I really enjoy working in detail on a small scale.
I did actually finish something..yeahh!This patchwork wristlet is now resident in my Folksy nook and is a personal favourite.I have mentioned before about how I am partial to all shades of purple and my second favourite is grey.So when I saw this grey baby needlecord I couldn't wait to use it(when I stopped stroking it!)
The purse also features my old pal gingham and a selection of reproduction 30's fabrics.I've also added one of my hand painted floral buttons and embroidered 'Sing' on one square.My singing voice could crack plastic but I love to try!
Well I better get back to making and singing(ear plugs ready?)
Just a quick note to say thank you to Mel of Sugarplum Kawaii who featured me on her super blog today.I highly recommend Mel's blog because her musings always make me smile and she makes the most delicious jewellery too,