Tuesday, March 03, 2009

Stitch explorer - even more trellis!

(I'm taking part in Sharon B's Stitch Explorer Challenge. Find out all about it here. This month it's Trellis Stitch.)

I couldn't waste the sample I made for the previous post, so I fashioned it into this:

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A simple wallet to hold those other things I keep losing down the back of the sofa - you know - usb flash drive, sewing machine memory card, software dongles! I lined it with polyester suede and it fastens with a machine wrapped cord with a loop and beads.

Then I made these brooches:

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The biggest ones measure about 2.5 inches. I used the left-over fabric from making the little dolls (two posts ago), added trellis stitch and embellishments, padded, backed with craft vilene (pellon) and felt and zigzagged together on the sewing machine.


Jane said...

I love the way you have used trellis stitch, fantastic. Like the spectacles holder too

Anonymous said...

Your brooches are so lovely - I love them !!

Art4Sol said...

These are very sweet. I may have to begin to use my sewing machine a bit more....as you know hand work is extremely time consuming.
Thanks again for sharing...you're an inspiration!

sharonb said...

I really like this wallet and the trellis stitch sits just fine on it!

Nancilyn (Fiberdabbler) said...

I'm afraid I've gone from admiring to coveting your wallet!

Anonymous said...

I like the textured and abstract purse!

carorose said...

We are going to have to rename you the queen of trellis stitch. Everyone of your samples are wonderful.


arlee said...

All FABulous!!!!

maggie said...

wow! beautiful work.