My deaf-blind grandson has had a blanket since he was three when he was adopted by my daughter and son-in-law. She asked if I could salvage any of it. It was not much more than a rag. The four whitish squares with the black redwork type designs are the
I'm afraid that I can't get enough of Embroidery Library's butterfly sketch. I love that design. Here it is in two more projects. A doorstop for my daughter in Texas and a pillow for a birthday gift for an old (in both senses of the word)friend.
I embroidered a Celtic knot on the dress of Merida that I made for Carmen. Just another of the many dress-up clothes I hope to make for her. She is modeling it for us in this photo that my daughter took. I put it here instead of into Sewing because of
A few projects I've been working on. Daughter and SIL have returned from 2 1/2 years in Austria and are here for an extended stay of several months, so I try to keep the grand-children supplied with items to keep them busy. I also made a cloak for Jeth
You can often take an applique design and turn it into a soft felt stand up toy. That's what I did here with this design. Again, I use the poker chip to allow it to stand up. Large flat coat buttons would also work. I like using plastic for that w
Golden Needle Designs has the most wonderful little elves. I sewed some for Christmas, but I asked Janet if I could add designs other than the December themed ones. She very graciously said it was fine, so I sewed some of these out. I did enlarge th
I am fussy about having felt edges show, so when I made these little elves/gnomes, I repeated the stitch for hat placement so that I knew where the fabric had to be, then flipped it after it was stitched. By that I mean, instead of stitching the hat righ