Wednesday, January 16, 2008
library bag blast off or let it all dag out
This is my most recent embroidery work - I had a lovely time at the beach working on this design for Kd's pre-school/kinda library bag.
It is worked up using satin stitch and I was inspired and basically duplicated a design from a lovely book called Creative Needlecraft
I really love using satin stitch - filling up a space with colour and I very much seduced by the colours of embroidery thread. I first worked using satin stitch for a fourcast project early 2006.
It was also fun working on denim - I chopped up a favorite skirt that is a bit big for me now - the fabric is lovely and soft, with a slight stretch
I am really avoiding getting stuck into my serious sewing for my shows coming up - a nice way to spend lazy time at the beach.
(although my son told me, when I showed him the finished design, he wants a teenage mutant ninja turtle library book bag...)