October 28, 2013

Scatterdays - P

When I think of the letter P- I think of Pirates,
the ones that come from Penzance of course.
But todays categories are not from a
Gilbert & Sullivan Operetta.








Today I had to locate a Piece of FURNITURE . The photo that I have chosen is of  a PICNIC Table. Hmm The PERFECT PLACE to boil the billy while keeping an eye out for Pirates.... ?

I also had to find a BOOK the title of which started with the letter P - What better choice could I make but J M Barrie's PETER PAN?
If ever you have the opportunity of reading an ORIGINAL copy of this wonderful novel - you will certainly find the description of the notorious Pirate Captain Hook one of the most eloquent pieces of literature ever written.


I was going to post a photo of a Porcupine Quill for the next category which is ANIMAL, but I can sense a theme going on here ...
so I thought another sea themed photo of these PELICANS that we met at the Pivot Point of our adventure holiday at a town on the South Australian Coast called Streaky Bay.
(I'd like to see a Pirate with one of these guys balanced on his shoulder!)


And that just leaves me with a P category from my sewing room that is P for P.I.G.S no, it is not another animal but the Quilting term for Project in Grocery Sack...


A collection of fabrics or kit that is still in the bag it was brought home in - no matter how long ago that may be!

I don't have any Pirate Themed fabric (I do have a lot of Nautical fabric ... somewhere) But I will leave you with the very beautiful PINCUSHION kit (by Helen Dafter) that I couldn't resist - yet here it lies like buried treasure, in the bottom of my PIGS drawer.


Join me in a fortnight ...
... What can I come up with for the letter K ?





4 comments:

  1. Nice collection of piratey Ps. And the pincushion is cute, too, even if nothing to do with pirates!

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  2. Very cute pincushion, which I'm sure Keira Knightly would have hooked to her pirate belt for emergencies. The pelicans are beautiful. The picnic furniture is so chunky ....and pebble-creted? It was weathered well and achieved all outcomes....looks like a 60s piece. How is the wedding prep going?

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  3. You can't go past a Helen Dafter pincushion pattern - they're just so beautiful! I have Titania's Toadstool, which I'll have to give a go at some point.

    I love that you found so many piratey themed items for P!

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  4. There's always another 'p' ....next year! Haven't heard of those or the rabbit ones so there is a cultural catch up on the horizon!

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