I am still deciding which fabric to use, but I have been wanting to sew with the dishtowels again, so that is probably what I will do. The only trim will be the pineapple edging I just made, placed across the yoke as in the drawing above. I measured the top and needed an edging about 2 1/2″ wide, so I kept adding to the edging until it was about that size. I added a row at the bottom and the scallop edge. A mentioned that she would like a top in a one-color version, so I made her the dark red one, which she wears a lot, and now will make a white one, which can’t help but be useful in a wardrobe.
Spring is very late and cool this year, and I am just getting my seeds started. When we had to put in a new deck, the workers really tore up the area where my poppies used to grow, and I was afraid that none would come up this year. I was wrong: