My only two patriotic pieces. The pillow was made by Danielle of The Peacock's Feather. I was her swap person for a summer swap on the Needle and Thread BB years ago. This pillow is one of my treasures. The picture, stitched by moi, is Americana by Kathy Barrick-Dieter of
That's Polly Prissypants in the background. I thought the pot of flowers might take away from the sand that is my backyard, sand and no beach, that hurts! But because of the heat and our drought, the flowers aren't so perky. Fortunately we seem to have fallen into a weather cycle of the afternoon monsoon, I'm loving it, grass is starting to grow, I haven't had to waste electricity running the sprinkler system. I think it's a waste anyway but my neighbors appreciate the greeness that is part of my lawn, but I've only been running them in the front yard as you can tell from all the sand in the back.
If you're in the USA I hope your day is filled with cookouts, icy cold watermelon, and lots of family love. We have family on the way down from Memphis, they're hoping to arrive before tonight's fireworks specatacular. I'm attempting to get the laundry off the table and kitchen floor mopped.
Pictures of my current WIP, not 13th Colony Bay for a change but Long Dog's Sonne Spotte. Not familiar with the design, check it out here: