Just back from a walk out the moor track - there are some lovely wildflowers coming into bloom. I thought they'd complement the colours of these 'tweedie' brooches I've been making. I picked some lilacs, pinks and whites to tie in with the lovely shades of Harris Tweed.
. . . the cuckoo flower is in full bloom just as the cuckoo itself appears on the scene - it's been very audible all of May!
I'm not sure what these little pink flowers are - tiny little low-growing specimens - I'd have to check my Collins Gem wildflower guide . . .
. . . they're pretty anyway, whatever they are :)
And one of my favourites are bog cotton, lovely fluffy balls of white - not sure whether they're on the way out or in at the moment as they weren't so plentiful . . .
I just decided to have a go with these rosette brooches to see if they would work for me - not a new idea as I've seen similar by many other local 'tweedie' crafters - this is my take on them :) I've just used some buttons from my vintage tin collection as a centre decoration.
All in all they were an enjoyable project, and it was a good excuse to go picking some wildflowers for my photoshoot!
I'm enjoying my new/old sewing desk and being able to have everything to hand . . .
It's nice to have a little piece of family history to work on :)
Have a lovely weekend - I know I will as my eldest is coming home after his first year at Uni - big Sunday lunch tomorrow I think, Yay! :)
Cheerio an Drasda!