Thursday, July 22, 2010

In the Garden of Delights

Found things in Garage Sales

Not sure if this is vintage , seems like a character doll from a children's book, but I LOVE his shoes. These lace up shoes(espadrilles) were very popular in the 70's.

Bata Shoe Museum (check out the heels on these shoes-phew!)

Was given things from Garage Sales

Jafapal Karen found this Pure linen 50"x 70" crosstitch printed tablecloth in mint condition and gave it to me. Thanks Karen! It's beautiful to work on.

 Stitching Away

Mr. GobbleHead
Added the flower -Long and Short Stitch
French Knots
and started working on Graffiti Style text-long & short stitch with 4 colours. It's quite tedious but I'm enjoying it.

and have been delighting in my garden

which seems to blossom with mad abandon.


Sheree Rensel said...

That doll is COOL! I noticed the shoes immediately too.
Your "LIAR" embrodery is unbelievably AWESOME. Of course, you know that already!!!

JafaBrit's Art said...

lol, sheree, thanks.

Yea, I saw the shoes first and then the rest of the doll second and knew he had to come home with me and sit in my studio.

Ann Flowers said...

I love garden art. All your photo look great. Nice blog also.

Kristine said...

Unrelated to your post, but I read this and thought of you!

Colette Amelia said...

Wonderful garden! And I envy your embroidery talents. I tried to pick up some 1/2 finished cross stitch projects and the brain just couldn't do it...what does one do with a half finished project?