Have you ever had a project that just seemed doomed from the start? That each step seems to have some complication with it? And that if it was just for you, something you'd just decided might be cool, you'd have chucked it out or put it in the UFO (unfinished object) pile never to be seen again? That has been my day today.
|My plan was to have them all from different fibers, but tied together with the embroidery. She's got a snowman theme with her decorations.|
|This one was from an old sweater coat I NEVER wear|
|This one's from an old corduroy skirt. It was a dream to sew--putting the cuff on was another story!|
|This one is some flannel I picked up because she wanted a Christmas-y theme and I knew she'd like the softness|
|This one is from a fleece blanket--actually a flag theme, but I cut the stocking on the bias so it would resemble candy cane stripes.|
|This one's just plain old quilting cotton...I was running out of ideas! ;)|
|This is a thin, gauzy green that I doubled and put some thin batting behind and then quilted with red lines.|