Wednesday, 7 November 2007

A step further...

from my last post. I had cut off the end of the embellished fabric but hadn't known what to do with it or even where I was really going with the original piece...
...Pause....
I was looking at a comment made on one of my posts, I do check them all and visit their sites even if I don't directly comment. Thanks by the way for taking the time to comment everyone and to those who don't comment, thanks for visiting.
Anyway I have now realised that I have no idea how I came by the bottlecap pincushion tutorial so sorry I can't link to you but I can link to the actual tutorial on flickr .
The whole point of all this is that I decided to use up the excess embellished fabric on some of the bottlecaps that I've been collecting recently... I knew that they'd come in handy eventually!
Here are the results...








...decided that I would just let you feast your eyes on these...
I may add a little more stitching and beads on some.
I had been having a dilemma as to what embroidery stitch I would use and in the end I just went for simple running stitch and a herringbone stitch. Sometimes the simpler the stitch then the bettter the result. (Yes, there is a bottlecap in the base of each one!)
Anyway, hope you've enjoyed looking as much as I've enjoyed making them.
Watch this space, I definitely feel that there are more on the horizon!
Byee!

10 comments:

Waltraud said...

I am stunning - such beautiful results!

Purple Missus said...

What a brilliant idea for all those little cut offs. I have a feeling this could take over from ATC's :)

Barbara said...

beautiful, beautiful, beautiful!!!

Julie said...

These pincushions are beautiful, such gorgeous colours and I love the beading.

jackie said...

Lots of yummy colours on your blog. Thanks for your recent comment.

Cathy said...

Hello, nice to find your blog! It shows that you enjoyed making these, they are lovely. I have a bottle top pincushion that looks like a toadstool - didn't make it myself, it's the first of my collection. Cathy (november moon)

Anne-Laure said...

more beautiful close-ups!!I always love when something catches your eye and you go closer to get a better look, and are pleasantly surprised by the fine detail and richness, so I guess that's why I like seeing them (plus, I always love thread-lines)

Judy Scott said...

what gorgeous eye candy, Jx

Ro Bruhn said...

This is delightful, gorgeous colours

ominnimo said...

Thanks for all the comments everyone. I'm glad that you like my work. Thanks again.
Moira.