Wednesday, 5 January 2011

Kirstie is to blame for the mess in my house!

Today I tried a slightly different craft - inspired by Kirstie Allsop on Kirstie's Homemade Home which I recorded before Christmas and have only now got round to watching.  I wish she wouldn't try all these crafts as I get inspired to have a go & then my housekeeping goes right down to zero!

Anyway on the program I watched, she did some sewing machine embroidery, and this is my attempt at doing it.  I drew the picture, traced over it and then sewed through the tracing paper & onto the fabric.  I then painted it with some fabric paint I had. 

Not sure what I'm going to do with it yet, but I like the effect - makes my childish drawings look halfway reasonable!  Maybe tomorrow I might try the same thing, but by appliqueing fabric instead of painting it.  Yet another day with no housework - thanks Kirstie.