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Details are being added with thread painting.Part 1 can be found here. Part 2 can be found here. Part 3 can be found here. Part 4 can be found here. Part 5 can be found here. Part 6 can be found here.
Kitchen project update:
Now it is this:
Now it is this:
Fresh paint and new hardware. Check!
Hubby is finishing up the glass cabinet doors, and then on to that floor!
The Widow’s Mite project update:
Applique pieces are being secured with free-motion zig-zag.
When the zig-zagging gets done, then I’ll stitch in some details with thread painting.
Update on the Weeding project:
Not so much.
What’s your progress?
For those of you following the Widow’s progress:
A closer look:
Now the fun of choosing threads:
I like to use Mettler 60 weight cotton embroidery thread. It is a fine blending thread. Besides using this thread for fabric portraits, I use it on applique when I am using a satin stitch that I don’t want to shine, or to stand out too much. It covers beautifully. I don’t carry this in my shop, but I’m beginning to think that I should. It is hard to find…at least in my sphere.
Anyone else use Mettler 60 weight cotton embroidery thread? If you do, I’d love you to leave a comment sharing how you use it.Part 1 can be found here. Part 2 can be found here. Part 3 can be found here. Part 4 can be found here. Part 5 can be found here.
For those of you following the progress of The Widow, I haven’t forgotten.
Spring is here, and that means that I have less time to spend sewing, blogging, etc., because time is needed out in the gardens.
Not to mention that I want to paint a couple of rooms around here.
But we are all busy. So, without further excuse, here’s a photo of The Widow’s progress.
I found a background fabric that I really like!Part 1 can be found here. Part 2 can be found here. Part 3 can be found here. Part 4 can be found here.