Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Let Your Flag Fly
While the mini-picket fence is adorable, it unfortunately is a tad too short. The dogs have been treating it like a hurdle and tromping all through my new meadow. Bad dogs!
I didn't want to replace the fence, so I had to find a way to add a visual barrier, one that would look intimidating to large, gentle-yet-naughty dogs who pretend deafness when being yelled out to get out of the garden, NOW dang it! As I was tidying up the guest/crafty/library room, I rediscovered the contents of several pink rubbermaid tubs. Hiding in one of them was all sorts of small amounts of lively cotton fabrics and jute twine--Aha! My garden bunting project! I was wondering where that had gone off to...
Using the rotary cutter with a homemade triangular template was good therapy after a day spent mucking around in the garden, and they sewed up quickly on my vintage sewing machine. A quick threading with jute twine later, and they were ready to hang above my picket fence.