a roaring success

What a fun class on Saturday! I loved seeing how everyone interpreted my instructions with their own style. Some of the ladies felt funny like they were stealing my ideas. But I laughed and said I was going to steal all theirs! The beauty of handmade projects is that even when you try to "copy" someone your own eye and hand play such a part in the making that it always ends up unique. 

faces.jpg

We drew lots of faces before we began embroidering them. Because the knit sweater material I usually use is difficult to mark, I always just freestyle my designs. But it is because I have drawn them so many times that I can get the look I want (and some surprises) without drawing on my fabric first.

younglion.jpg

This lion was a group effort by a six year old boy and me and his dad and grandma. I love how his unsteady stitches add so much personality.

pride.jpg

Proud of this pride of lion hand puppets!

If you want to know about upcoming classes, be sure to sign up for my newsletter!

* indicates required
I am interested in (check all that apply)