The sculpture in the gardens added to my obsessions with fronds and seed heads.
For some reason, it was very difficult to portray the scale of these pods - they were at least 5 ft high.
Inside, some lovely work with found wood
and with carved limewood, made by Robert Cox.
Hoem to an unexpected find n the local library, “ How to Make Beautiful Buttons” by Beate Schmitz. Having done the online course with Karen ruin on buttons, I didn’t think there would be a lot for me in this book, but I was gladly mistaken. Some fun ideas, so the may be renewed up tot he maximum three times.
Buttons as drawer knobs?
My brain is pre-occupied by tomorrow’s talk, so a discovered kit from Deborah O’Hare of QuiltRoutes.co.uk provided some pleasant distraction. Very simple and effective, but I had my usual problem of the Heat’n’Bond seeming to melt into the top fabric, and then not sticking to the lower layer of fabric. I wonder if I am holding the iron on to it for too long?