Well, as I forecast, I've been a little scarce this week due to the absence of my camera and a nice visit from my sister. Both things worked to my advantage though as 'Little S' took some cracking photographs during his school workshop - he's quite the 'arty' photographer, taking all sorts of interesting angled shots, close-ups, some really fab stuff!
My Big Sis kindly modeled one of my Macbook laptop sleeves too, so that photo will get used once I get busy making some more this week - so it's all good! :) Here's some of 'Little S's' shots (used with his kind permission of course!) . . .
. . . a lovely view of the ferry coming in to Stornoway (I hope we'll get onto that ferry at some point over the Summer!)
. . . a fantastic shot of a rock pool, with the sun glistening on the water - just beautiful!
. . . and a sweet view of some boats in Stornoway harbour, with the Castle Grounds in the background.
I'm so pleased that I lent him my camera, with a certain amount of apprehension, you understand - he's only 10! There are lots of shots he's taken both in Stornoway (our local town) and some near our home too - so I'll probably pop some more on during the next week or so - heck, I should send him out on a regular basis!
I finally dipped into my beautiful new lilac tweed and a made a little zipper purse for a friend at work - I couldn't resist adding a little embroidery on the front to mirror the ultra cute matryoshka fabric lining - it turned out quite nice and was a perfect fit for her phone, which she was wanting it for (it was about the only thing I made this week, so I was glad to get something done!) . . .
I could have left it a little plainer, but the embroidery threads came out, and before I knew it . . .
I'm predicting I may be having another slightly out-of-routine week again, this week but I will try and pop in again soon. Before I go here's a funny shot of a detail of a 'tweedie' card I made for Little S's pals birthday at the weekend - he really didn't want to take this card as he wasn't too impressed with my efforts! I made it in a bit of a hurry and tried to make a 'football inspired' card entirely out of tweed - it turned out rather rudimentary, but I thought it was quite funny in a very, em, rustic way, hehe!. . . I'll just show the 'tweedie' football boots at the base of the card and spare my blushes . . .
I'm giving myself some Brownie points for even attempting this card half an hour before the party! Well, I did try :) :) I bet it's the only Harris Tweed card he got - rustic or not! (I've decided not to show my attempts at embroidering the goal-net - Oh Dear!).
Hope you've had a good weekend - lovely and sunny here, if a little chilly, we're not complaining though - long may it last!
Cheerio an Drasda!