Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Using up samples 1

What to do with some of the bits and pieces of samples that accumulate and you can't bring yourself to throw out. Make one into a little gift bag, of course:

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This has a bit of an "indian influence"

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A small piece of machine quilted fabric machine appliques to a larger piece of silk and bordered with trellis stitch on a buttonhole foundation. Further embellishment with straight stitch, french knots and beads.

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Back and front sections cut out, backed with felt and machined together with zigzag stitch, simultaneously attaching matching machine wrapped cord. Edges finished with trellis stitch on a buttonhole foundation in cotton perle thread. Measures around 7 x5 inches.


Lynda Howells said...

if you need to find a friend to send your little bag to..count me in!haxx it is beautifulx

Abi said...

oh this is gorgeous!

Conni said...

This little bag is adorable!

Thanks for your visit and nice comments on my blog.

sarala said...

Your textiles are just gorgeous. I got here by accident and am glad I came.