Isn't it lovely to see the sunshine? I do hope you have managed to get out and about this week and enjoyed a little of it too. I love Spring time, always so much hope and anticipation for the year ahead.
We had a wonderful walk along Dawlish Warren beach and nature reserve yesterday
The water in this picture was gradually running down the beach towards the sea. No idea where it was coming from!
Here we are playing around with our shadows!
Looking back towards the nature reserve from the Exmouth end of the beach.
Today we have been out in the garden having a really good tidy up. I was so pleased to be out there, as this time last year I was not well enough. It was interesting to see two year's growth on some of the plants I was cutting back!
Ok now on to the title of the post ......
Last week our Textile group met up for another Play Day. There are about 9 of us and we do something different each time and take turns to hold it at a different house each time. Synthetic fabrics and soldering irons were the order of the day. Have a look at these pictures to see how we got on.
All set up and ready to go.
Notice the essential items, cup of tea and plate of biscuits!!
Making marks with the soldering iron
Here we are busily working away.
These are all the bits and pieces we produced during the day.
All joined together using the soldering iron. Not a stitch in sight!
Very detailed butterflies and some pretty flowers
This last picture is a small piece of my own work. I made stripes of blue and gold first and cut across them to create little squares. I then joined them back together alternately to make the check pattern. It is no more than 4" square. So very satisfying :)
Thank you to all the ladies who took part in the Textile Play Day
Have a good week everyone!
See you soon