Sunday, 16 November 2014

Stitching round the birds

I haven't got much to show this week.  Charley has moved on a fair bit, but I'm not sure if you can tell...


When I started I wasn't quilting around the birds, but I have seen the error of my ways and am both doing them as I go and using my little odd bits of thread to go back and quilt the ones I missed. They look much better with their stitch-y outlines.


I have also machined together some bits of denim, and sandwiched them with batting, for my next experiment, but no stitching yet so currently it looks like this:


Not the best photo, but it's been so dark I need the lights on and then my poor wee camera is not too happy. Grey damp days: great for stitching time, not so good for pictures.

Linking up again with Kathy for Slow Sunday Stitching - there's some great stuff there, so do pay a visit (if that's not already where you've come from!)

5 comments:

  1. I like the quilting around the birds. I am curious what you are making out of all those old jeans...I have a tub of them in the garage that I have been collecting thinking I could repurpose them into a quilt. I am visiting from Slow Sunday Stitching.

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  2. Such beautiful stitching! Do you always use a hoop? I find them really cumbersome, but I keep wondering if I should persevere? I'm also looking forward to seeing what you do with those jeans - I loved the orange stitching you showed earlier :) Hope you have a good week.

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  3. I like the way your quilting highlights the birds Kaja!

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  4. Loved seeing your bird stitches from the back... lovely colours of thread! So fun!

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  5. Love the stitching around the birds. Looking good!

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