Sunday, 29 November 2009

Blue Bird of Happiness


Here's yesterday's sewing. I finished off this cushion cover from instructions in Sew Hip issue 10.

I decided to use metallic thread to give a more glitzy effect. And wished I hadn't, as I re-threaded the needle about a hundred times. (OK, I exaggerate just a little...) Funny, though, that the bobbin thread was just fine - all the trouble was in the top thread.

This is my second completed christmas present. Hopefully the recipient will like it. She lives in a crafty family, so is likely to appreciate a hand-made item.

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