After the first hurricane my friends asked what hurricanes look like. Well, it's better to see one to understand how terrible they are. This time I took some hurricane pictures and some short movies. But I only remember about the camera when the worst was over, still you can get the impression of this natural disarster. In the picture you can see what the lawn looks like during the hurricane: limbs, big and small, are everywhere!
In the video can can see how much the trees swing, how fast the clouds are and you can hear the noise of the wind. The strongest wind we had this time was 60 miles per hour, in the video it is already not so strong.
Have you ever seen Hurricane Lilies? They are also called Spider Lilies. I have wanted to get them for such a long time and last year I found some bulbs. I was also told that the bulbs are easily shocked and they will not bloom next season. Luckily after the hurricane among all the debris.... I found about two dozens of these stunning blossoms!
While we were waiting for the previous hurricane I was drawing a design which later got the name of "Autumn Colors". The idea of the design was to show that even a grey rainy stormy day in autumn is gorgeous! While I was working on the design I was recallecting poems by a great Russian poet A. Pushkin, he wrote so much about his favorite season .... "унылая пора, очей очарованье " - It is a sad season but pleasant for the eyes. (The translation is mine and I am not a poet).
Yesterday I finished stitching the pattern and at first wanted to make it into a biscornu. Then I thought why a biscornu again! The design looks better if to make it into a pin cushion or a pin keep. Here are the pictures of the pin cushion with funny tassels on the corners .
I also made a design for a scissor fob in two versions ( one has lots of specialty stitches and the other is its simplified version in full crosses with just a few specialty stitches ) to accompany the pin cushion. Next post I will show you pictures of the fob.
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Thank you for stopping by and happy stitching to everybody!