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Saturday, 7 April 2012
A work in progress......
I have finally finished the first corner of my poppy tablecloth...it's my first major embroidery project.
I chose poppies because apart from being one of my favourite flowers its also what I called my youngest daughter..
I do miss red poppies though....all the poppies in Sidmouth are yellow and I have no idea why, i am presuming it has something to do with the soil. I have seen a few red ornamental poppies in peoples gardens but all the wild ones are yellow or at most a very pale orange.........
I have already started my second corner and already I can tell a difference...my embroidery is much finer and neater on the second corner....infact when I look at the first corner I think its pretty bad...and want to do it all over again!!! It's going to be a long project, I have another three corners to go...but when I have finished it I plan to sign it and put the date in one corner, I am hoping it will become a family heirloom and that Poppy will one day pass it down to her children x