“Touch the wooden gate in the wall you never saw before.”
-“Instructions” by Neil Gaiman
That’s what Aalia’s garden gate reminded me of.
I have also loved the night sky since I was a little kid. So it became a garden party in the evening for me.
Last week after I showed Jennifer Ofenstein’s embroidery post at sewhooked.com to my husband, he requested that I make one for our home. So I asked for Jennifer’s permission and by the afternoon, she had a pattern ready for me to use. She is just that nice!
I changed the pattern a little bit, in the place of the third mushroom, I added couple of round rocks.
Kaushik wanted one with old school sepia tone and I wanted one with color. So I made two versions (did I say I love mushrooms).
Mushrooms in sepia –
He gave me the idea and I went with it. My version of bioluminescence mushrooms (did I also mention that I love reading fantasy and science fiction stories) –
I finally finished the last winter blanket for the kitties. I used running stitch with different shades of blue and purple to stitch the candles. Also provided me another chance to practice stitching binding.
Here is the finished blanket. I used blanket stitch with black thread to join the two layers. I also added a couple of photos with Charlie wallowing on it.
Better yet, just found this one of him checking it out:
I had to bribe him with it to get my laundry out:
And finally blissfully wallowing on it –