Besides Stitching .....2
The next Children's Class

Besides Stitching....3

Besides stitching I just relaxed.  I am having trouble walking again but after nearly 2 weeks of restricted movement I was able to get around a bit.  I took my camera around the site and saw all the familiar scenes.

Looking out over the escarpment into the morning mist.

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The trees against the bright blue of the sky.

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A pee wee singing a song.

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And other birds up high in the trees.

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There was quite a wind blowing and this beautiful nest was dislodged.  Poor bird will have to start again.

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And although there is a drought and everything is dry and dusty still there was beauty in what was left of the gardens.  Some of these photos I would like to use as inspiration for my thread painting,  (that is progressing very slowly.)

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Here are a few shots that are contenders.

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And some details within shots that show promise.

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I could smell this Star Jasmine long before I saw it.

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And the bees were very busy.

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Now that I have the images I want I can put them into a drawing program and trace them off, or, just trace them using tissue paper.  But how am I going to work out what all the colour are?  Guess what?  I found an App which will do it for me, then I can match the international colour numbers to DMC threads.  The App is called "Color View Finder".

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Isn't that cool.  You can buy the app from the app store.

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Rachel

You do have lots of lovely shots to start from there!

Carolyn Foley

I have tons of great images. That can sometimes be a problem.


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