Hi ya’ll. I mentioned some embroidery in my last post, pretty rude seeing as I didn’t have any pictures to flash. Well, now I have ’em.
Here are the polos. Won’t we look cute? Urgh. Not too cute I hope, I’ll have to be careful where we (BF and I) wear these. If you’d like to see close ups, the Craftster post for these is here … http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=145756.msg1435258#msg1435258
Looks yuck, I know. This is the beginning of work on one of the two hand towels I hope to finish. The Sublime Stitching book I mentioned the other day did suggest that it is not a good idea for beginners to try to stitch straight on to terry toweling. So yeah, I was warned. But I thought “Hey I am getting good at this embroidery thing, I can do that”. Famous last words? We’ll see, I have not yet given up. What you see above is stitches intended to tack down the pile and hold it in place. I hope that it helps to simplify the actual embroidery, my first attempt was so bad I ripped it out. This really is difficult, so if anyone has any advice I’d love to hear it.