Helping the guys

Posted by Francesca

If you've been reading Martha's blog, then you know that the ground's crew has been very busy burlapping practically everything in sight.
We, Frenchies, went to supervise their progress and we felt a little sorry for the guys, so we decided to chip in. We found out that sewing is really fun, so next step - Frenchie couture!!!

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Hey Sharkey, look at this long row of boxwood that needs to be covered.  Maybe we should help!

1 Hey Sharkey, look at this long row of boxwood that needs to be covered. Maybe we should help!

Wilmer, let me see how you made that knot.

2 Wilmer, let me see how you made that knot.

Oh, you laced the bamboo together and then secured it with a simple square knot.

3 Oh, you laced the bamboo together and then secured it with a simple square knot.

Hey guys - I've tied off this joint and the framework feels very sturdy.

4 Hey guys - I've tied off this joint and the framework feels very sturdy.

I'll just grab some burlap from the back of the pickup.  It's kind of messy back here, but I guess this thing gets used for messy jobs.

5 I'll just grab some burlap from the back of the pickup. It's kind of messy back here, but I guess this thing gets used for messy jobs.

Let it roll!

6 Let it roll!

Shaun, are you going to give me a lesson in how to hand stitch?

7 Shaun, are you going to give me a lesson in how to hand stitch?

You push the needle in here...

8 You push the needle in here...

And it comes out here! Martha will be so impressed with this fine pawwork.

9 And it comes out here! Martha will be so impressed with this fine pawwork.

Comments (6)

  • Good Morning Girls

    I'll tell ya you girls are just so talented. I on the other hand would have been playing around in the burlap, running with the string wanting someone to play. I'm not much into work other than helping mom in the garden.

    So tell me what did you get your mom this year for Christmas?

    Zoe

  • Hello ladies, Kirby here.
    I’m so glad to see that you do some of the work around the farm. Daddy says that everyone who lives on a farm must help out by doing some kind of work to keep things running smoothly. I see that you are learning to “lash” the bamboo together. I don’t live on a farm, but I do some work around here; mostly guard duty at nights. I sleep at the top of the stairs where I can watch the doorways. If I get too hot, I sleep in front of the door so I can hear anyone just walking past our house. Mommy and daddy were really busy all their lives but now they just have some hobbies which keeps them busy. They still have lots of time for me.
    Catch you later, Kirby.

  • Good Morning Ladies,
    You both certainly are creative and talented. Maybe you should sew Mama Martha something for Christmas. I saw in Martha's blog that Aunt Alexis was at your house for breakfast yesterday morning. I bet she spent the night or better yet, the weekend. Maybe she is on vacation and spending a few days with the two of you. Have fun, whatever the day holds.
    Love & licks,
    Basil

  • great stitching and pawork Sharkey! you two are amazing learning all these tasks...what's even greater, that Shaun, Wilmar and crew have work...especially with times the way they are...have a great day...Frenchies rule!

  • ...and fine fine pawwork indeed, girls! You two are such good little helpers there around the farm! Just having your company alongside ANYONE would make the job so much more enjoyable!

    This was QUITE an undertaking there at the farm - getting everything ready for wintertime...I'm sure with at least (2 x 2 front =) 4 more paws on the detail, Shaun and his other helpers were able to get done much quicker and be back in the warmth.

    Great job, girls!

    =^..^=

  • Hi Girl Friends, Oh my gosh, you two girls keep learning how to do so many new things that sometimes it makes my head spin! I love how you helped Shaun and his crew cover the boxwoods. I'm sure that you are very careful not to stick your selves with those needles, but I thought I'd mention it anyway. Take care and keep having fun. Love, Dudley Do Right xoxo

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