I'm trying to outline some of the big sections that have a lot of solid stitching... these are good parts to work on when I watch Grantchester or Mr. Selfridge... I watch the British shows with the close captioning on my TV so I can understand the words without the accents. No-thinking stitching is good for these shows. I figure I'm about a third of the way done as the bottom half of the graph is way more dense than the top half of the graph.
And I have a new spot to sit and stitch .... my front porch...
Sorry it isn't a great picture ... I should have taken it this morning when I was sitting out there. The porch faces west so it is in the shade early in the day and in the sunlight after about 3pm. I found the chairs at Costco, the little orange table at Home Depot and the cushions, foot stool, pineapple candle and rug at Target... I LOVE Target!! The outdoor carpet really makes it seem like a room... kinda like a screen porch. I might add roll down bamboo shades for the afternoon sun and that would make it seem even more like a room...glad I thought of it! About the only thing I miss from my other house is the screen porch and my garden... I'm trying to recreate that in this house. The shaggy shadow is the Boston ferns I bought today. It is still too early to plant pots and window boxes but I am sooooo looking forward to it. I saw some annuals today that were so pretty... little pinky purply and yellow petunias called Superbells Holy Moly! by Proven Winner.
Now I'm pretty certain that these little darlings will break my heart the way the yellow and white ones did last year but I think I'm falling for them anyway. At least this year I don't have to run all over the place looking for my latest obsession in petunias... I saw these at Meijer's garden center... a local chain kinda like Walmart. Meijer's has a great garden department... good prices and good selection. I got a lot of stuff there last year and plan to get a lot this year too.
I'm linking up with Kathy's Quilts today and Super Mom - No Cape tomorrow.... off to fire up the grill for dinner... steaks...yum yum yum!