Against a pale yellow background, the six red flowers with five petals and two leaves each rise majestically from the open centre of the tea cosy and stretch across the width of the cloth to rest at the peak of the cosy’s arc. The effect is simple, yet striking and I can’t help but feel a dollop of pride and satisfaction at my progress at needlework.
With time hanging heavy on my hands and nothing much to do but dole out long-winded stoutly-opinionated advice in my husband’s legal cases much too often, I had soon tired of the charms of daytime television and had begun to hunt in earnest for a proper little...
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