for the past couple of days I have been busy making brooches and it's been fun! Today the children were off climbing so I had the house to myself. I have made brooches before and I may make some more animal ones now that I am hooked.
some embroideries have been waiting for quite some time to become brooches so I've just choosing nice felt and framing them with blanket stitch
but these little houses have been a joy to embroider and applique, going through my scraps box for tiny roofs and trees has been thoroughly enjoyable, and they too have been framed with blanket stitch.
and while I sewed I listened to Sebastian Faulks's Birdsong on the radio. Sometimes I feel so lucky (compared to poor J who has to drive to Truro all week to work).
and I received a lovely parcel from coramantic. I just love her drawings and my finger couldn't help but press the 'add to basket' button when I saw this gorgeous 'today was like a heartbeat' aceo. Yvonne also sent me a lovely christmas card too.
it seems to sum today up as the children are just getting back now and I need to go out and buy brooch backs.