Embroidered Linen Pillow. Can a person have too many pillows?
I sure hope not. Maybe so though. Have you seen “Never Been Kissed”? I’ll try not to get to that point. But I have an addiction. It’s an Embroidered Linen pillow trimmed in jute. Would you like to make your own? You’ll need: 12″ x 16″ Pillow FormLinen – 1 12″ x 16″ piece for the back and 1 12″ x 40″ piece for the frontWhite Embroidery ThreadJute – Around 62″ Start by pressing in the folds of your pillow top. Once your folds are all pressed in, run a basting stitch to hold them along the top and bottom. Hand stitch some of the folds down with embroidery thread. Now draw out your embroidery design with a fabric marking pen. Here comes the embroidery – don’t be scared. Start at the lower corner and embroider all the marking lines with a Stem Stitch.
For the small dots I used French knots. I didn’t use an embroidery hoop – didn’t really need it and I didn’t want to mess up the folds. Turn your pillow right side out and stuff the pillow form in. Comments. Fabric boxes. Do you use interfacing? For making bags, bowls? Maybe garments? If your answer is positive, I am sure you have many leftovers, small scraps you don’t want to throw to the trash. I consider interfacing (especially the heavyweight one) as valuable as the fabrics I use in my projects. I am happy I found a way to use every bit of it ! These boxes use 5 squares of interfacing.
I have leftovers of Fast2Fuse, this is a heavyweight fusible interfacing. You can make such boxes in no time.Here are the directions: You need:*5 squares of interfacing; *5 squares of fabric for the interior of the box; *5 squares of fabric for the exterior of the box. *Jeans/Denim needle #100/16. Fuse the fabric to the two sides of interfacing. I like sturdy boxes. Fast2Fuse is very stiff, if your interfacing is lightweight, use more layers. Lay the squares on a surface with the exterior facing up. Improv Diary. We have a fantastic stationer in Amherst called Hastings and my favorite part of the store is where they stock the office supplies.
They seem to have all of the genuine, plain jane, almost old fashioned type stuff — air mail envelopes and manila envelopes, and craft paper envelopes you can buy individually. You know what I mean. I really appreciate that stuff because it hasn’t needed to change and improve and it is the starting point for creative correspondence (or just correspondence). I like to sew, so, I thought I would riff on plain office supplies today to create a not so plain envelope.
You won’t send this one through the mail, but you might keep your project notes in it or make one for a friend who has project notes in abundance. What you’ll need: an envelope you want to copy. How to do it: I have a pal who restores vintage posters and he always has fantastic scraps around his studio. This is what I used today. SewingInstructions. RecycleMicol's Photostream. The Small Object Steno Pad » Pumpkin Petals + Wooden Acorns.