< iStitch
Monday, 1 August 2011
Weekend stitching!

I put a few more stitches into Tante Minna over the weekend. I am really enjoying stitching this one - so small and delicate. I will finish off the left-hand border before I put in the next alphabet. For those of you who may have missed my previous posts on Tante Minna, this is a free pattern given by Sylvia *here*. Her blog is in German although there is a google link translator at the top of the sidebar and I suggest you use this as the story of 'Tante Minna' is worth reading. There is also a picture of this wonderful lady.

Last weekend we went out for dinner at our favourite restaurant, the Sandwich Arms in ... where else ... Sandwich! The British Open was held in Sandwich a couple of weeks back and the above pictures show just how pretty this small town is. Sandwich is one of the Cinque Ports which are a historic series of coastal towns in Kent and Sussex originally formed for military and trade purposes but is now entirely ceremonial. It lies at the eastern end of the English Channel, where the crossing to the continent is narrowest. The name means 'five ports' which are: Hastings, New Romney, Hythe, Dover and Sandwich.

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