Its midday here at Chez Hoppo Bumpo and the entire family is pyjama-clad, lazying about reflecting on a lovely Christmas day yesterday. I'm not sure if any of us could eat again for a week (though Argy may need to keep his fluids up after consuming more the recommended
Amongst all the beautiful gifts I received for Christmas, was a length of fabric (detail pictured above). Its a very fine embroidered wool - a gift from my sister-and-brother-in-law in England. And there's metres of it! Isn't it beautiful?
The swirly chain-stitched pattern wends its way across the fabric, curving every now and again into flowers and out again past butterflies. The wool is a rich, dark brown. The embroidery comprises a matching shade of deep brown, accompanied by a very delicate shell pink and warm chocolate.
I'm going to have fun thinking about what to make!