Daily Archives: December 13, 2014

Garden Birds, Tiny Mittens and Embroidery

1   I sat and watched our garden birds this morning.

2   I finished the tiny fingerless mittens for Grand-baby B last night and love how the size compares with the gloves of her Grandfather, the lovely Mr S.

Two pairs of gloves

Two pairs of gloves

3   Today I have used one of my Granny’s hand-embroidered tablecloths. She taught me to do all these stitches except the one that creates the hole. I would love to know how that works. She also taught me to iron on the back to make sure the design is properly in relief on the front.

Granny's embroidery

Granny’s embroidery


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