4/25/08

Flowers, flowers everywhere

I went out and wrote down the names of all my perennial flowers for those who wanted starts and I was amazed at how many there were.
Here is the list: black-eyed Susans (gloriosa daisy), iris, echinacea (purple cone flower), dianthus (sweet william, pinks), coreopsis, buttercups (two varieties), heirloom hollyhocks, poppies (papery orange ones), campanula (bell flower), daylilies (orange--my mom called them corn lilies), forget-me-nots, feverfew (chamomile--Peter Rabbit's favorite),  lamb's ear, hens and chickens, phlox (tall and creeping), creeping Jenny, columbines, grape hyacinth, sweet woodruff, salvia, sedum (stonecrop), dragon's blood, and daisies ( a few were added to the original list).
I've heard back from some that their transplants are doing well. It's fun to share the things that you enjoy!

4/18/08

Aprons








I have a collection of apron patterns and I'm always looking for new and different ones. I have made some for wedding gifts and birthday gifts. It has been fun to find fabrics that go together and make them double sided. Here are five I have made. I have collected yards of fabric and am anxious to make more aprons when I find the time.

I'VE NEEDLE FELTED FOR 10 YEARS

Here are the most recent 20 of the 902 pincushions I needle felted from wool roving. They are sculpted with a special barbed needle from ...