I saw this adorable owl tote and just have to make one for my niece, Elaine. At first I was quite reluctant to start a tote project with motifs as I just dread weaving in ends and seaming, but I was wrong! It is very addictive and here is the result:
I added a lining with zip:
The ears of the owls curl badly, so I will need to pin and steam block before gifting to my niece.
About a month ago, I saw that there were shoots growing from one of my matured turnip and purple sweet potato. Both are my favourite vegetables. I was curious and decided to grow them to see how they look like. With the help of my husband not me, they have grown to this:
This is the first time that we are planting vegetables and didn't think that the leaves and flowers are so lovely.
It really is a sight to behold, don't you think!? It will take at least 6 months for them to mature but I think it is just worth waiting. Every morning I will spend some time in my little garden and just admire them!