Hi y'all! Happy Wednesday! I am so in denial about tomorrow being the last day of this teacher's summer break. :-/ "Back to the real world..."
Anyway, since we are challenging you to add texture for our current Stitch & Share Challenge, I thought I'd show you another recent project I made that incorporated texture.
For this pillow, I used Vanessa's technique for these messy flowers. I signed up for the Craftsy class, but I think they are also in her book. There are lots of similar tutorials online, but you're sewing as you go instead of hot gluing them down.
I will be honest and tell you that my original intention was to flower the whole thing ... but I was running out of fabric and more importantly out of time. (Notice the pins at the bottom of the pillow... I hand stitched it closed on the way to the housewarming party! Anyone else do that!?)
While taking these photos, I realized red is a pain to photograph well. But I think you get the idea. The whole thing was made with Bella Country Red. I hand stitching some pearl beads to the centers and I think that really ups the ante on this from pretty to even prettier.
A few days after gifting it, my friend shared that it was already being enjoyed. :-)
So, ready to add some texture to something yet? I have a few more ideas to show you before the end of the challenge.
Thanks for stopping by today.
Happy Sewing! :-)