There was amazing birdlife....black swans, pelicans, seagulls all swimming in the shallows, feeding. A beautiful little wattle bird kept us entertained while we ate....he dined with us....we on our scrummy salads and cakes, the wattle bird swooping on insects.
Afterwards we all went back to Patsy's studio and made yo-yo's. We are making ourselves necklaces from these.....stay tuned for the finished product! The lovely old box of threads was from my MIL's, it belonged to her mother ...a special treasure for me. I also have some of the most amazing old lace...I will photograph that for another day.
Jude Hill) make up the letters for my alphabet on a lovely soft white linen cloth. I am enjoying stitching these and by the end of the year I will have two sets of alphabets. I quite like the look of them pinned to this lovely shibori dyed silk from Ziguzagu ... I might have to find some more.
WORDS HAVE WINGS,
SO SPEAK GOOD THINGS.