Monday, 21 April 2014

Nature Table


What better way to announce that Spring has finally arrived than a nature table!  This collection of snaps was taken on an early morning walk at Hardcastle Craggs.  The bright sappy greens and delicate flowers just make my heart sing.  :)

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Tea time


Those who know me also know how much I love tea, especially Yorkshire Tea.  It seemed only fitting that my contribution to the Skipton and Grassington Embroiderers' Guilds, StArt in the Dales project should reflect this passion.

My 10cm square is machine appliqué on linen using scraps of patchwork cotton (I never throw any fabric away!).  I chose to hand stitch the lettering - it took ages because it the uneven weave was difficult to work with.  I unpicked it a gazillion times and it's still a bit wobbly but maybe people will find it endearing.