Do you see that little ball of fluffy sweetness among the branches? I was in the midst of sewing when Joseph asked me to put the pups in the house, and told me he had something to give to me. There is a large oak tree that shades the shop. The guys were working outside when this little fledgling had a bit of a rough first go, and landed on the ground near them. I put it in the orchard, with Mama & Papa bird, yellow finches, hovering and chirping nearby. I watched from afar for a few minutes, but then left, to give them some space. When I returned, they had flown off. Another happy ending!
I had been sewing some laundry bags, to take to Mud and Suds this weekend. I was so pleased to nab some natural linen and linen blend fabric at the thrift store not long ago, to make them with. I added some vintage touches, and they turned out even better than I envisioned. I'm finishing up the last one. There have been some rumblings, and the rain is supposed to start any time, so I wanted to get a picture of these at least. I did not follow any tutorial; just began piecing together and sewing. I did find a page from Sew, Mama, Sew!, which has several lovely looking tutorials, if you're inclined to give it a go yourself. Hope you'll come by the show this weekend, and let your friends know too (shameless plug).