Archive for July, 2009

Another shirt

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

This is one of the shirts that I started several years ago. It turned out that all this one needed was buttonholes and buttons. I remembered that buttonholes are ridiculously easy with the Necchi, and there was no excuse. That makes three of those four done. The last one of that batch has the front, […]

Water snake update

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

Once I started seeing water snakes at Cutler Pond, I kept being able to find them. The weather has been a little colder than I think they really like (or maybe I’m just projecting my own feelings) so when it IS sunny, they hang out in sunny spots. I’ve had a camera a couple of […]

Hazel and Chestnut orchard

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

I spent a lot of the Fourth of July weekend with my baby chestnut and hazel trees. The first order of business was to go out to the planting site with the string trimmer and clean out the area. There were lots of ferns growing there, as well as plenty of wild brambles and sweetfern […]

Shirt and plants

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

I was thinking of titling it “shirt and pants — I mean plants.” About a week ago I did buttonholes and sewed buttons on a shirt I had been working on for some of this spring, made from remnant Marimekko from the Crate and Barrel outlet in Kittery. I had selected several colors of the […]