I am a very lucky lady. Postlady dropped a plump envelope in the letter box the other day, with an un-birthday gift from Jacqueline.
Jacqueline is a very talented needleworker who also makes lace. I feel very honoured, because it must take forever to do and need very good eyesight. I was sent, my intial in silk thread, a bookmark in cotton thread and an embroidery kit . Many thanks!
Also feeling lucky because I nabbed myself a vintage bargain at the weekend. A local family were having an “everything must go” sale, selling contents of their mother’s house. Rest assured, not deceased, but moved into a nursing home where she can’t take all her belongings. Anyway, I went along and saw this.
Couldn’t resist, and paid 30€ so it could come home with me. It was made by a local furniture-maker, late 60s/early 70s. I love the style, and the legs. Reminds me of the furniture my parents had during my early childhood.
And before I sign off for today . . . I’ve been busy knitting and xstitching, but also sticking a few drills on my fox DP project every now and then. So I’ve progressed from