Monday, June 13, 2011

Weekend Work

Have you ever done this? I went on a garden tour hosted by our local Master Gardener's program this past weekend. We've gone before and the gardens are so inspiring--it's so interesting to see how everyone expresses themselves in their garden. I took my camera to capture the unique elements and great plant combinations of the gardens, but to my chagrin found that I had left the battery at home in the recharger! The houses on the tour were too far from home for me to return home and get the battery. I'll definitely check to be sure I have the battery next time or keep a spare in the case!

We did work in the garden a lot this weekend and when I wasn't gardening I was working on sampler appropriate to this time of year.
I bought this Brenda Gervais pattern about a year ago because of the sampler. I wasn't sure I'd like the muted colors. I've never worked with Weeks Dye Works threads before and at first it seemed like you couldn't tell the difference between the various colors, but they're growing on me and I really like the faded appearance.


TheCrankyCrow said...

Ahhhh....There aren't too many (any?) of Brenda's patterns/designs that I don't love....I just wish I could see better to do more of her cross-stitch designs. I've sorta stuck to the punch-needle of late - but she keeps them coming. Personally, I think this one you're working on is gorgeous....I ADORE the muted colors!! Thanks for sharing! Smiles & Hugs ~ Robin

Lisa said...

Sorry to hear you forgot your battery. I hope you can remember your favorite combinations. If you are like are important. My memory is not very good. Hope you have a nice week. Lisa

Robin at The Primitive Hutch said...

Your sampler is beautiful!
I love Brenda's patterns!
Bummer you forgot your battery ~ I usually forget the whole camera.
Prim Blessings

Deppen homestead 1862 said...

Hi, Roberta,
Beautiful sampler!!too bad about the camera batteries, oh, so would of loved to seen the pics~But sounds like it was amazing!!