Sometimes adding something extra wrecks a piece, luckily I tried sewing on the bottom of the piece before realising it did not need it!
Last year I found a ladybugs nest and this year I have found lots of them busy working away at keeping the sap sucking nasties in control on my rose. Never seen so many in action before.
I have not posted here for some time and thought it best to keep my records up to date. Last month was a busy time balancing fighting off a dose of the flu or cold or whatever that, like many people. knocked me out a bit, with the preparation of work for the annual BendigoContinue reading “Busy few months”
Very happy how my suburban native flora looks on this lovely cotton from Nextstate printing. Not sure how to use it yet, ideas swirling away!
Update, just in time for Mothers’ Day my brooches, as well as directly from me , are NOW available online from BUDA Castlemaine. https://budacastlemaine.org/shop/gifts/ Available NOW from the Bendigo Pottery. As well as the Visitor Information Centre Bendigo.
A little video in motion… https://vimeo.com/351945107?activityReferer=1
I was a bit saddened as well as joyful yesterday when I said goodbye to this beauty when it sold at the Australian native plant society annual show. I trust its new owner will get a lot of pleasure from wearing it. This mixed fabric scarf was a challenge as I was combining the 100%Continue reading “Winter eucalyptus”
Using my new embroidery hoop I have been thread colouring a new piece, featuring a favourite flower from the Bendigo region- the common (although I don’t think it is at all common!) fringe myrtle. Not only did this hoop make sewing French knots so much easier, the end result I am pleased with.
For those who follow me on Instagram and Facebook you may remember a question I asked last week about a new scarf design… The overall opinion was Style 1 was the better choice once I added self covered buttons. This afternoon I covered those buttons and when adding it to the scarf I realised itContinue reading “Self covered button scarf”