by asterixsew 11 Aug 2017

Apologies this is sideways and unfinished. My sister in law has just retired as a head teacher and I decided it would be fun to make her a cushion with Retired on. She always chooses purple and this has lilac thread on. Sadly the colours don't show well. The font she chose is Comic Sans as it was the one she used for everything in school. She is taking it home to finish the cushion. They all decided that a embroidery machine is on their wish list. The most interested in the machines was her son in law and he asked some very interesting questions about machine embroidery.

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by sonjapotgieter 12 Aug 2017

Gorgeous

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asterixsew by asterixsew 12 Aug 2017

Thanks *4u

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by pennyhal2 12 Aug 2017

This will be a fantastic cushion! I hope you post a photo of the finished cushion when it is completed.

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asterixsew by asterixsew 12 Aug 2017

Thanks *4u

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by serendipity79 12 Aug 2017

great idea... you provoked some thoughts about future cushions :) hugs maria

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asterixsew by asterixsew 12 Aug 2017

Thanks *4u. Maria I have created a number of daft or wacky cushions its fun

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by read180 11 Aug 2017

Love the purple.

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asterixsew by asterixsew 12 Aug 2017

So does my sister in law. Her hair is currently dyed pink and purple. Thanks *4u

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by babash 11 Aug 2017

Love the colour is the fabric Velvet?
Maybe the son in law might get into embroidery who knows.

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asterixsew by asterixsew 12 Aug 2017

Yes it is fabric and its the first time I have embroidered on velvet. I used a layer of wws when embroidering. Thanks *4u

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by noah 11 Aug 2017

Welllllllllll purple is the whole world's #1 colour ********
That's my story and i AM sticking to it lol hugs

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pennyhal2 by pennyhal2 12 Aug 2017

Well now, that doesn't surprise me!!

asterixsew by asterixsew 12 Aug 2017

Want to come and sew a mad purple cushion with the rest of the fabric? Thanks *4u

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by lbrow 11 Aug 2017

Nice and thoughtful of you/Lillian

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asterixsew by asterixsew 12 Aug 2017

I wanted to give her something to celebrate her retirement and she is interested in my machines but not seen them working. That's the disadvantage of living far away from each other

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by pennifold 11 Aug 2017

LOVE IT! Love Chris

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asterixsew by asterixsew 12 Aug 2017

Thanks *4u

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by dragonflyer 11 Aug 2017

Great memento for her retirement!

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asterixsew by asterixsew 12 Aug 2017

Think I will make another for a friend but not use the same font. Thanks *4u

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