When I visited my friend’s sewing shop last week I picked myself up a beginners embroidery kit. I have actually embroidered once before. I was about 11 and in family studies we made denim pencil cases with Velcro seal and our names chain stitched on the front. After all these years I still remember the chain stitch even though I haven’t used it since then.
Here is the kit I got which actually wasn’t much of a kit because I had to get the hoop and needles separately.
Here it is opened up. The instructions didn’t actually show any of the four stitches used so I had to go online. Look at my scissors, aren’t they sweet? I bought them at an antique fair a few years ago for $5.
This has taken me a VERY LONG time. I don’t know what time I started but I’ve been listening to vinyl and I’ve had time to listen to The Beatles, Janis Joplin, Billie Holiday, Jefferson Airplane AND Bob Marley. Here’s what I’ve finished:
It’s not good, but it’s not complete shit. I started on the whiskey around the time that Bob Marley started so slothy sloth will have to wait for another day to fulfill his sloth dreams and be turned into a stuffy.
On another note my window sill garden is doing very well.