Two weeks of flu, snowmageddon (back-to-back record snowfalls of 2 plus feet), jury duty and little-if-any creative inspiration finally led to me face my (amazing) new giant screen laptop, which we fondly refer to as the "Admiral Twin" (after the historic Tulsa drive-in theater, think "The Outsiders" movie.....sadly, this landmark recently burned..), and my v6 software to make some last minute valentines!
|sweet Bella girl|
I stitch in the hoop, on layers of tear-away stabilizer and silk,
Then add layer of silk on top of hoop, which I tack down with large 4mm running stitch. I then stitch outlines of the hearts, leaving openings to turn the hearts inside out after stitching, trimming and removing stabilizer.
After stuffing, closing and embellishing all of my little sweeties,
I embroider a little red doily on which to place a couple of my favs.
Here is template for your own conversation hearts!!
Happy Valentines Day!!