Wednesday, 30 June 2010
The Cat On The (Vintage) Mat
This is the most incredible summer for the gardener. The roses are in full, heady bloom and undamaged by rain. It has been dry and warm, since mid May and the berries in the allotment have been ripening beautifully - it's a bumper harvest.
Here is one of my roses lying on a vintage quilted cushion that I found in a second-hand shop in Ludlow last weekend. The shop was closing down so there were some bargains to be had as the owners were putting the remaining stock into their car!
Below is the edge of an antique linen bolster pillowcase from France. The whole cushion must have been about seven feet long!
Funny how cats assess a good piece of fabric so well and claim it as their very own!