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Sunday, June 10, 2007

Dragons

I have a new resident in my garden. Meet Norbert. He's so cute. He's guarding all the new little plants I put into my garden yesterday. It was such a nice day yesterday - I spent alot of the day in the garden hacking back overgrown bits, weeding, digging and putting in bedding plants, sunflowers and geraniums. I also had a load of godetia and marigolds from the MIL, so I popped those in too. I caught the sun a little.

Even Keilo was in the garden with me enjoying the sunshine! I think she was trying to compete with Norbert.

Once I'd finished in the garden I realised that I needed a new yarn project to enjoy whilst sitting in the garden so I checked through my patterns/stash and decided that "Short 'n' Sweet" from The Happy Hooker was quite cute and happily, I have enough of this lavender yarn to make it!


I love this shell stitch. I can't wait to see the finished project! Notice the crochet hook - it's one of the ones that Miss Mermaid made for me. I use them all the time. Sooo much nicer than the boring grey metal ones you get over here. I do have a nice Brittany hook, but it's too big for this project. Maybe I'll give my boring hooks a polymer clay make-over one day.


I thought I'd join in on the Harry Potter Craft-a-long, this is my 'House Pride' project, a Gryffindor book page weight. It's great for holding the pages of your pattern books open. It's basically a rectangle of material, stuffed with rice to give it some weight, and sealed with bias tape round the edges. The Gryffindor badge is printed onto a fabric printer sheet, cut out and appliqued onto a gold felt background, then appliqued onto the fabric. (I did that bit before I sewed the rectangle up.) As you can see it works really well.


3 comments:

Karan said...

Looks like you've been busy too! LMAO at the KISS MY ARSE pants : ) perfect!

Laural said...

I love the KMA panties! Ok actually I love all of everything! I can't wait to see how your short and sweet turns out.

Laural said...

P.S. Norbert and the Kitty are adorable!

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