Thursday, 11 January 2018

Hot Stuff

It’s going to be another hot day today, so I’ve closed the house up and done my tidying nice and early.  I get to spend time in the sewing room today!

I’ve been inspired by other posts around the web about doing ten minutes of sewing a day, and have managed to start a new project (silly me!)

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Not the world’s best photo but you can see where I am going with it.  I’m hoping my star centres won’t be quite so white when I stitch them together.  But it is what it is.

Being summer, our fruit trees are going gangbusters.  This is our nectarine tree.

Photo 10-1-18, 7 19 21 pm

Yes, all lovely in size but what you can’t see from that photo is this:

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Poor little tree is heaving with fruit.  A lot of them are being picked today as my aunt is going to dry them for me (bless her), but I felt the need to share those photos with you.  Just to brag a little!

Summer, whilst hot and horrible weather wise, gives us the best summer fruits, and I always feel a profound sense of guilt when I can’t make use of every last piece.  So drying is the logical choice.

I’ll show you the finished result when I can.

See you soon!

4 comments:

  1. Lovely to see the tree being so productive.
    Hope you had your sewing time, too.

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  2. Be organised and get your 10 mins in...... It all adds up and things will get finished.....

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    1. You were my inspiration! Sadly I've yet to do some today but I am hopeful!

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