I was pondering on what to give my DM for Mother's Day and remembered that I had started this stitchery some "years" before and never finished it off for one reason or another. So last Sunday I dragged out my sewing machine from hibernation, dusted no less than an inch of dust from the cover and after plugging it into power it whirred to life (OMG it actually still works!!)
First I finished stitching the flower pot - then cut the border strips with my rotary cutter which I noticed has grown surface rust (gosh, has it really been that long??) and then it was a matter of sewing the whole thing together - straight stitch and a bit of overlocking - nothing complicated.
I have to confess that working out measurements did not come as easy as it once had and even thought my machine has an automatic button hole stitch, I couldn't remember how to use it! The thought of searching through the manual to find instructions was not an option as this was
a "day project" so I ended up securing the back pillow insert with velcro.
I hope she likes it....... tomorrow will tell!