I am sure some of you are wondering what I have been up to lately. I haven't posted in a couple of days. So here is what is going on. I had this idea that I wanted to make happen. So I ordered something necessary. If you read the entire post you will find out ....be patient. I had to wait for it to arrive. I was almost patient.
Meanwhile, I sewed all of these:
They need ironing and a few threads still need clipped. But they are for the AccuQuilt GO! Quilt Along that I am doing. These will turn into block two. Actually they will make two of block two.
Then yesterday the big brown truck delivered THIS:
I was very excited because I have never done machine embroidery. I was worried that the 4" by 4" embroidery field wouldn't be big enough to make me happy. I didn't know how much I would really use it, so I didn't want to break the bank buying a top of the line one just yet. Now I am thinking the size of the field is big enough for me until I decide and can afford to move up.
Last night I stitched out this:
Kokopelli the flute player - although to me he is playing a penny whistle. Ha ha. Among other things, he represents the spirit of music.
Then this morning I sat at the computer and digitized this design, then I sewed it out.
In case you don't recognize it, that is the outline of my home state, Alabama.
Don't be too critical of my samples of embroidery. I sewed them on un-ironed scrap cloth. I wasn't very patient and just had to try it, right at the moment. (Okay, so if you skipped the text and scrolled down to see the pictures first I forgive you. I am not really very patient either.)
I am hoping to use the State outline and do some logos for work. Perhaps I can even earn enough money to buy one of those top of the line embroidery machines!