Monday, August 17, 2009

I Made it Monday: Embroidery

Embroidery kept my hands busy while on our trip- These two dishtowels were the result. The patterns are Kurt Halsey and The Black Apple from Sublime Stitching . Check out the gallery link - it's bursting with inspiration and surprises. I found an apron that was stitched for me for a swap posted here. I love that apron so much. Oh, and the towels themselves are from Ikea- breaking the bank at a whopping $.49 a peice. Not spectacular quality, but they work quite well.

It struck me, as I finished the little girls' hair, how much stress is in every stitch I make. Whatever the craft is, when I'm done I'm always surprised how much lighter they are than what I expect. It feels as though they should weigh more for all the daily stresses I drop into them.
I'm coming up on my 200th post here soon- look out, there will be a giveaway.


Cindy Brinkerhoff said...

these are really cool, I am not sure how to embroidery or spell it LOL :)

Melissa said...

Very cute! And yay for Ikea towels (we are big Ikea fans)