Thursday, March 10, 2011

it's in the details!

The last couple days I've been working on the detailing of little miss Dandy! I really love watching a project come to life! Seeing something go from this... this, is probably one of the funnest and enjoyable parts to being a crafter/sewer! I just love how she turned out and really came to life!! I think this is officially one of my favorite new techniques, interactive piecing!!

It is as she is really taking flight!! In case anyone is curious, for the detailing I machine stitched it using a stitch length between a 1 and 1.5 (for the more detailed areas I used a 1) so the stitches would be smaller and I'd have more control.

I'm still going back and forth with what to make, a pillow or wall hanging. The decisions are what I have the hardest time with. :)

I also received my lovely package for the Urban Home Goods Swap, from Melissa!! A cute mini that I already have hung right above my piano!! Isn't it lovely, and I don't know if anyone knows, but I really LOVE to sing, so this was perfect for me!!

I also received a set of cute matching coasters, with lovely ric rac trim!! THANKS, Melissa!!

I better get to deciding on what I'm going to make little miss Dandy into, so I can fly her home!! :)


  1. My vote is wall hanging- I would so snag her, if she weren't already spoken for ;) love her!!!

  2. Really gorgeous Kerri!! And LOVE those coasters! The rick rack makes them so adorable!

  3. Your Dandy girl is truly lovely.

  4. I vote wall hanging. That is so darn cute!!!

  5. Aha, I wondered if maybe that wall hanging was for you! It's perfect. Miss Dandy is looking marvelous too, your stitching is wonderful.

  6. How did you make her? It looks like raw edge applique. Did you make the image bigger with a printer before you traced he? I am sorry for all the questions. I just want to learn from the best and I love your work. She is so cute!!


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