So this is what has been keeping me busy this week!
I took advantage of a beautiful sunny day and set up camp in the garden; and this is what I ended up with..... 10 metres of jewel-coloured gorgeousness.
Can you guess what it is all for?
yep! .... the nesting flower bowls!
Over the next few months I will be teaching how to make these beautiful flower bowls at several workshops - 2 at Midsomer Quilting and a few for some quilting and embroidery groups. In preparation I have been creating the patterns for each set of bowls. Now I am testing them to make sure everything works out perfectly. Here is a sneak preview of some of the bowls under construction.
I just love making these bowls - they are so bright and cheerful - you can't help but smile as you stitch!
For more information about the different flower bowls click here.
For the brochure on the flower bowl workshop, click here.
Thanks for reading.
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