Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Finished Object: Bat Hoop

The problem with blogging is having to write the blog posts. I never know what to write; I'm not witty enough to write long, rambling descriptions of my life (and my life isn't that interesting to be honest)

Anyway, another quick post just to say I finished something.

This is the other part of the mugs and monsters swap... A cute little bat embroidery hoop.

I hate embroidery. I never know why I do it. It's slow, and it's fiddly and while the results usually look pretty good, I really don't have the patience for it.
This took me weeks, and it still didn't come out how I'd planned, because I decided to leave it as line art rather than shade it (a. for time and b. because I love the fabric)

The bat pattern is from Urban Threads, which is a dangerous website for someone who likes cute things, but hates embroidery. I own many patterns that I'm probably never going to stitch up. I'm just like that.
The fabric is Cotton and Steel "Boo".

I did a quick pyrography job on the hoop, and backed it with felt.

The parcel has been received, apparently. Mostly I'm just glad to be done with it!

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