Sunday, July 5, 2015

New Etsy Item!

I had two firsts when sewing this owl.  This was the first time I incorporated ribbon and the first time I took pictures of the progress.  

The owl's creation came to fruition while I was waiting for tennis to start.  It was after an excellent and fairly fast bike ride and I arrived very early.  Thankfully, I had all my sewing supplies in my bike bag.  I really loved this tattered pale yellow ribbon I found at Fabric Recycles, but had no idea how to use it.  The lightbulb came on so to speak and I (rather clumsily) decided to make a little body for the owl with it.  

Next time I use ribbon I am going to use darts and/or have my sewing machine figured out by then. A coworker, who happens to be a quilter, offered to give me sewing machine lessons.  And while I am quite attached to sewing by hand, I am slowly warming up to the idea of implementing a few machine techniques.  

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