Wednesday, April 30, 2008

The good, the bad and the ......


I made this little pillow as an indicator of my son's mood. I like to embroider but I know only one stitch and have little patience for delicate detail. So I try to think of it more as drawing with pretty colored string, this helps me.

2 comments:

Frizz said...

That's my favorite stitch!! ha ha

Here's a great (almost overwhelming) book for your library. I've learned some different stitches but always seem to fall back on the ever-faithful straight stitch.

Check it out...
http://www.amazon.com/Embroidery-Stitch-Bible-Betty-Barnden/dp/0873495101/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1209655735&sr=1-1

Frizz said...

The link may not have worked...

The Embroidery Stitch Bible (Spiral-bound)
by Betty Barnden