Show & Tell

With the exception of today, Melbourne put on a lovely show of weather this week. Yesterday afternoon, while Niamh was sleeping off a bad case of the grumpies (please let it be teething, oh please let it be teething – I can’t cope if she’s going into the tantrummy-twos already), Finn and I sat under this:
BackyardTree

Finn (with liberal amounts of help) worked on this:
ByFinn
I worked on this:
(which incidentally I finished off tonight, but the photos I took were a bit on the crappy side, so I’ll have another try in some decent light over the weekend).
SimpleLife

Later, I went along to this (you can spot me in one of the pics on the blog if you squint), and I stitched on this for a bit:
ElfGirl

Fun fun. The design is an ’06 Christmas freebie by Hillary Lang, and there is a matching boy-elf, so I’ll be stitching the pigeon pair to make up as Christmas gift bags for the kiddos. Cute, huh?

Have a great weekend – we’re off up north to celebrate Fathers’ Day with multiple fathers!

8 responses to “Show & Tell

  1. Good morning – it was lovely to meet you on Thursday night. Mikes is fun – I hope to see you there again.

  2. Hello Mel,

    It was nice to meet you at stitching night! 😀 Hope to see you again!

  3. Stitching night sounds like a bunch of fun. I love the elf, very cute, great idea for Christmas gift bags.

    Finn has been doing some great work. I’m very impressed.

  4. Great progress on the stitching – Finn’s work is very sweet. I love the pictures from Mike’s

  5. I love your stitching and Finn’s. The little elf is really cute!

  6. Thanks so much for the support and comment. I really did find your post helpful. It is somehow reassuring to know I have company and others really can understand. 🙂
    Hope you are on the healthy side of the two week cycle at the moment and that your Fathers’ day went well.
    wishes xox

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