by dragonflyer ( edited 15d ago ) 16d ago

Mother's Day Hand Towels...I love lavender so I designed these after the lavender in my garden...the first one was my "test" and after I got it done I was not totally can't see the candlewick stitches in the heart and after stitching it, I decided that I needed to add knock down or embossing stitching to the inside of the heart...I made the changes to the design file using a wing needle design, and then stitched it again...much better I think...only wish I had thought of it before I stitched the first towel...but don't think that Marian will notice since she will not see the later stitch out...Thanks for looking, Cuties!


by grobin 12d ago

Beautiful towels.

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dragonflyer by dragonflyer 11d ago

Thank you....

by stella1 12d ago

Excellent beautiful towels love the stitches of wing needle in the heart and the lavender is beautiful

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dragonflyer by dragonflyer 12d ago

Thank you, Stella....

by katydid 14d ago

Nice job. I don't know your software, but the font looks like Flair Script in Bernina.. I use it a lot because it is so legible. I do love lavender also because I am a purple girl.

dragonflyer by dragonflyer 14d ago

Thanks, Kay...this was created in Janome Digitizer...same company that developed this for Janome also created the Bernina is Flair Script...

katydid by katydid 10d ago

Wow, I did not know they had the same fonts.

by mops Moderator edited 14d ago

They are all beautiful. I like embossing for towels, it adds some texture and keeps loops in place.
When using a wing needle in ME the width of the hole made by it is always horizontal, whatever the stitch direction, which does not always give the result I like (something similar applies to twin needles). I LOVE the effect in your case. Thanks for showing.

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dragonflyer by dragonflyer 14d ago

Thank you, Martine...I think it adds a lovely bit of decoration to the inside of the heart, too...

by kirstenmogensen 15d ago

Beautyful towels :-)

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dragonflyer by dragonflyer 14d ago

Thank you so much...and Big Welcome to Cute!

by pennifold 15d ago

Gorgeous Kim, I love number 2. I'm also a Lavender lover, I always have sachets in my lingerie drawers! Love Chris

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dragonflyer by dragonflyer 14d ago

Thank you, Chris...I have several lavender plants, and some do not produce the lavender for sachets...I wish I had known there were so many varieties before I purchased them!

by pennyhal2 15d ago

Great example of how there is more than one way to stitch something! I think that that all three are nice and have their own characteristics. Every mom would enjoy having these!

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dragonflyer by dragonflyer 14d ago

Thank you...

by queenofhearts 15d ago

Beautiful, as is everything you do.

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dragonflyer by dragonflyer 14d ago

Thank you, Teresa...

by basketkase 15d ago

These are great, Kim.......knock down stitches are great!

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dragonflyer by dragonflyer 15d ago

Thanks Vicki...they are...I really did not need them to "clarify" the details, but I wanted some extra texture in the heart...the wing needle stitching did the job...

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by kustomkuddle 15d ago

Wonderful designs. I think they all are beautiful.

by lbrow 15d ago

Love them Kim. I love lavender also but have poor luck growing it in Alabama.

by noah 15d ago

Love them Kim wish i had a Mother to sew for hugs

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dragonflyer by dragonflyer edited 15d ago

Me Mom passed two years now I try to remember other "Mothers" who are important to me...

by robinbird 15d ago

These towels you've done look lovely &sure these ladies will all find your labor of love delightful too.Thanks for sharing your project &have a wonderful Mothers day. ~D

by shirley124 15d ago

Very nice.

by robertahilde 15d ago

Excellent, love the hearts 2 and 3!

by aussiequilter 15d ago