Well the Jubilee weekend is well and truly over now, and summer seems to have been and gone, but the sewing room has been a hive of industry.
Whilst enjoying the festivities I had a go at making bags using fabric from my ever growing stash!
Bags has not really been my thing (I am not sure I have ever made one before), but after deciding I wanted to make 'something' that wasn't work related (for an upcoming class or an order), a bag seemed a sensible and achievable idea. With no access to shops over the weekend, I was forced to work through my stash, where I located rather a lot of heavy iron on interface and some infeasibly large poppers, as well as some fabulously forgotten fabric, and voilà! Two new bags!
To finish off the bank holiday week, Paul & I took Wednesday off to attend a plant auction in Wisbech in order to populate the area around the pond. The idea is the area to the right will be a beach area (with plenty of drainage) and planted with grasses and alpines. A fine idea, except we seem to be undergoing a monsoon, and despite digging in what feels like tons of grit, my alpines are drowning!