Saturday, 2 January 2010

Watch the birdie

ooh, 2 posts in one day (must be a day off work!!). Well, here is my first attempt at a bit of free hand machine embroidery.

First I hand dyed some calico fabric with distressed inks to age it...


Then I drew a bird cage, front and back and embroidered these adding a red fabric bird and a ribbon to hang it.

I then stuffed it with cotton wool and a bit of lavender oil, and voila!

Happy crafting

Li'l Pidge x

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