This morning I made honeysuckle syrup. Pretty simple really. I steeped them in water over night, brought them to a boil this morning, strained them, and added honey. Put them up in 1/2 pint canning jars.
I tried some in tea and it was pretty tasty. The honey is prominent, but you can still taste the honeysuckle. I wonder if using sugar would allow the honeysuckle flavor to be more prominent. Although I must admit it did taste somewhat like drinking pollen. The hubby gagged. And yes, I googled "ingesting bee pollen" to be sure we would live. Seriously, bee pollen is supposed to be great for all kinds of health issues. I think the hubby would rather take his chances without it.
Then, I decided to dye some jeans. What do you do when your favorite jeans are faded and worn looking. You dye them!
I think they turned out ok. Definitely not the typical dark denim blue, but an improvement. I just wish I had taken a before picture.
Next I worked on my mega quilt. 45 of 90 blocks done, yippee! I finished the quilting and binding on the smaller version that is now hung over our tub.
I cut the batting and backing a little close. A little too close actually and had to trim off some of the border. All in all, a good productive day. How about yours? any sewing today?