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Tuesday, 16 June 2015

green thread and strawberry jam








Good start to the week, the weather is behaving and even getting little warmer.
Last night I did a little stitching on the second block of Mrs Beasley's  Sampler Quilt, but did not have enough green thread to finish all the green on this piece. 
This morning I popped into my local shop to get some more, but they are also out of this particular shade; they will get it for me later in the week.










While I was out I bought some summer fruit and made some jam.













English strawberries 



and Spanish apricots



only about 1kg in total



has given me 3 jars of delicious jam.














It was a beautiful afternoon in my part of the world, ideal for stitching outside.

Little more work on the same piece - applique flower,






















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7 comments:

  1. Krásná práce, jsi pilná hospodyňka:-)
    Ajka

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  2. apricot and strawberry jam sounds delicious. Good to read you have ben able to stitch in the garden, here it is drizzling

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  3. Nothing like home made jam! Yummy.

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  4. Apricot and strawberry? It must be wonderfull. Ivana :-)

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  5. I like your stitching, Radka, and what do you think, I made strawberry sauce today (to freeze for a future dessert) - our neighbours offered them to us when we went over the street with cherries of our tree. All regional fruit!

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  6. Another gorgeous header picture. Pretty stitching and your jam looks delicious. We have a bumper crop of raspberries so I have made a batch of jam and so far the rest are in the freezer. I think more jam may be ahead though. xx

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  7. What a beautiful blog post with lovely stitching and delicious strawberry jam. You new header is a lovely welcome to your blog too.

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