Thursday, 22 August 2013

Just to prove I haven't been on my backside doing nothing.

I have been on my backside at the sewing machine and the iron. (grin)

It doesn't look like much does it?
A closer view. It took a whole three days to do this much. Each one of those flowers has nine pieces and then there are another three borders to go before I even start the outer borders... I am toying with the idea of making the large centre flower in blues.... perhaps not. I think it will be one more day to do the leaves and stems on the left.

You might have to send out a search party.

We had an incredibly heavy but short lived downpour at 4am. It woke us both up. I dreaded finding out if the poppies had survived. Thankfully the damage isn't too bad.


4 comments:

  1. Lovely appliqué. A real treasure in the works.
    I like the waddle edging around your poppies. That's hard to get here in th US. There is something about those papery flowers one can't help but love.
    It's a hard flower to get a good likeness in appliqué.

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  2. Your border is so beautiful already, and this is only the beginning.....

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  3. Wow! Your work is so precise. Absolutely lovely.

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  4. Absolutely beautiful, Sally! So glad that you aren't (yet?) doing LE and showing us all up with your wonderful work! ;-)

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