Here is my quick sample.
This is a simple stitch - just two back to back rows of buttonhole which are then whipped together - but with lots of possibilities for variations and decorating.
Do you remember my pictures of the Death's-head Hawk-moth?
When she died, which they do at this time of year, we took her to a friend who had volunteered to set her out. Earlier this week we went to collect her and here she is in all her glory.
Beautifully boxed and labelled.
We had a sudden storm last weekend and I managed to get some photographs.
This was during the storm with the promise of some sun to come afterwards.
And this one later across the valley looks like smoke from a huge fire!
I have been sewing too - some of it secret stuff though! I have finished this pincushion from the Gail Pan Christmas book which I can show you.
And there will soon be more pictures of my Autumn crazy block which is coming along nicely.
Have you been following the Sew Sisters Canada Blogathon? If not then do go and have a look. There are some fantastic fabric giveaways all of which can be shipped internationally and, of course, lots of lovely blogs to read and new people to meet.
And finally - tomorrow night is Friday Night Sew In!
There is still time to sign up - just pop over and see Wendy to do so.
See you there.