Friday, 23 July 2010

Summer time

Thank you for the cushion love on my last post, I did sell 9 of them that weekend & a couple more since. I will be selling online hopefully soon, I've set up a Folksy shop but that's as far as I've got. As well as our normal 3rd Saturday of the month Craft/Produce market we will also be having a market every Wednesday during August so I now have to have a cushion making frenzy as stocks are very low.

I was given this picture by a little girl who had bought a Lavender sachet off me, the fabric was a cat one, so cute!
Other than sewing we've been busy on the allotment everything is growing brilliantly this year, we've now picked 29 courgettes & haven't wasted any. I've started making preserves, not for sale just for the storecupboard, using courgettes, rhubarb & blackcurrants so far, it'll be marrow next.
We went to Eden to see the Summer flowers, which didn't disappoint.

We've been finding lots of creatures there's lots of grasshoppers & slo worms in the field and the chrysallis is just under the rim of the shed roof.
Obviously a lot of time is spent watching & talking to this pair :)
And we managed a bit of kite flying on the moors.

I happened to find some lovely Woods ware :)
and a few bits of rosey china.
So that's about it really a condensed 2 weeks, now I'm going to continue looking for courgette recipes, what a way to spend a Friday night!


Cally's Cottage said...

Wonderful post- everything looks gorgeous...happy selling.
Warm Wishes,
Cally x

zetor said...

All your goodies look wonderful , the flowers are so pretty!

Lyn said...

So many lovely things on this post. I love your flowers and as usual beautiful makes!


Wish I lived near enough to come to your market! Why is it we are always making things in 'a frenzy'? Wish there were more hours in a day!

melanie said...

gorgeous things, Im sure they'll sell like hot cakes :) xxx

Frugal Life UK said...

I love the things you have made and the food you have grown xxx froogs xx

Mary said...

Hi Yvonne - I came over from Elizabeth's blog as I see you are in beautiful Cornwall. Love, love your pics of the moor (Bodmin?), flowers, jams, cushions, your fun applique and stitching.....and your sweet little girl enjoying the garden creatures.

I'm from Torquay but have lived here in the US for a LONG time. Devon is and always will be home though......and memories of visits to Cornwall are always so uplifting - the West Country is the best!

Lovely to 'meet' you. I need to get home and visit you and Elizabeth next time I'm in Cornwall!

Happy week - Mary
A Breath of Fresh Air

Debbie said...

The recipes look really yummy!
And your handmade treasures look too beautiful too!
And the flowers... I love flowers!
Every flower!!! Although Roses are my all time favourite!