Today I have been taking photos of one of my new designs for the June issue of the Bustle & Sew Magazine, published on 31 May. June, of course, is the month for roses, so I thought it would be nice to create a lovely summery table runner incorporating some easy applique felt roses. The photography session went well and as the sun was shining I took some photos in the garden too …
Here you can see the applique roses better. I think they’d look lovely stitched along the edge of a white table cloth too – maybe for the top table at a summer wedding? But a table runner is nice for more everyday use .. and this was very simple to assemble – I used pre-cut 5 1/2″ squares from Emily Taylor’s new collection “Verona”. The photography session went smoothly as well – probably because my canine “helper” is spending the afternoon at the grooming parlour. Yesterday I was taking photos of my Rosie & Bear quilt – here’s the one I’ve chosen for the cover of the book:
Very summery and serene (though it will be cropped a bit for the book cover) …. but now see if you can spot what’s wrong with this one!
Is that quilt artistically draped over a deckchair? No it is not. It is draped (though not very artistically!) over Ben. This is what happens when I turn my back for a moment. He walked beneath the washing line I’d folded the quilt over while I re-arranged my deckchair …. at least that’s what I think must have happened. Naughty dog!