Tuesday, 26 July 2011

Berry tea Cosy by Me!

So the holidays are here at last and we seem to have upped the workload even more here at Poltisko Farm (which it isn't but we can dream - a farm that is). I am busily sewing together orders and samples and working on price lists for the flurry of people who have requested them; in the meantime Mr Davey and I also decided now was as good a time as any to tackle the house which is truly lacking in the ahh factor while overflowing in the yucky factor. More of that another time though. For today berries and cherries are what's on my mind - remember these?

and these?

Well these gorgeous jewel-like fruits from our garden inspired this latest addition to my Berries Range ... may I introduce my Berry Tea Cosy.

The design is worked in freehand and hand embroidery

with a little applique (of course).

And so when I see berries

and cherries

I see a Berry Tea Cosy!

Seem to be thinking a lot about tea lately... x


  1. Lovely - your style is so evocative of summer holidays in the West Country especially the Cornish Penninsula. Well it would be wouldn't it?! Good luck with the DIY and hope you will find some time for relaxation and have some sunshine during the holidays.

  2. Beautiful...your work is exquisite.
    Good luck with the Ahh-factor, we are just about to embark on a bit of that ourselves!
    j x

  3. It is so lovely! Your embroidery is so beautiful, and the design works so well.

    Pomona x

  4. So pretty, Pip - your designs are so fresh and inspiring. Good luck with the sprucing up. We are also embarking on some much needed decorating - don't quite know where to start though! Karen X

  5. Such beautiful work as always Pipany!
    I have a fair bit of decorating to do too!
    Good luck with yours!
    Rachel x

  6. That is so pretty Pipany and very, very summery.

    Happy holidays,

    Nina x

  7. Another lovely one, pretty and fresh colours it's hard to choose between this and the harbour one now. Do you drink a lot of tea then?

  8. What beautiful work Pip - berry berry nice!

  9. Love those embroidered berries!

  10. Gorgeous! Berry sweet and berry pretty, Pipany! Have a lovely weekend.
    Helen x

  11. Another lovely tea cosy Pip. I'm hard pressed to choose my favourite now.

    I have just eaten some lovely cherries ... saved a few for the OH though!

    Good luck with the spruce up. Hope the sun is shining for you this week.