Hurray I've finished my piece with a day to spare. I've used the colour option with a little of the concept.
I can remember when holidays where taken in this country and not jetting off abroad . My Dad's sister lived in Scarborough so we went every summer for a week. The last time we went was the summer of 1969 when my Dad died and for some reason we never went again.
This is a photo taken with my older cousin Alan at Peasholm Park you can see the lake in the background where three times a week in summer a naval battle takes place.
This my brother and I on the pirate ship 'Hispaniola' on The Mere near my Aunts house. It sailed to a little island where we dug for treasure.
Anyway back to this months challenge. I did a modern take on the holiday postcard. The colours reminded me of sky and beach so I printed the colours on to a piece of cotton fabric that I backed with freezer paper so it would go through the printer. Next I FME each colour with matching thread.
Finally I wrote 'Welcome to Scarborough' on a piece of tissue paper and hand embroidered the message and this is what I cam up with.
Back to work - Clearing out is a treasure hunt. I've discovered some things I didn't remember I had. Among them, eight Elsie the Cow ice cream sundae dishes! I had two i...
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