Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Embroidered linen wrist-cuff DONE!

The embroidered wrist cuff is done! This was definitely a learning experience...there are mistakes I made with this that I'll know to avoid next time. And I just may have to consider getting a sewing machine sooner or later just for basic construction stuff...even though sewing machines and I have never gotten along.
*kicks dirt and grumbles in Homer Simpson voice*  Stupid bobbins...

I'm quickly realizing that hand-sewing isn't all it's cracked up to be (what it IS cracked up to be, I'm not quite sure, but you know what I mean). But if I plan on doing any larger sized projects, sewing everything by hand is sure to become tedious and a huge time-suck. I like to get to the fun details as quickly as possible! :)

Overall I'm pretty happy with this cuff and I'll wear it for sure...and I learned a lot so, yep! Time well spent!

Any suggestions for a somewhat simple sewing machine that won't suck the fabric into the bobbin plate thingy? Yes that's it just me? :o)


  1. Hi I joined some one of the same felting flickr groups that you are in and I just had to see what you were about! I love your work! Your pics are lovely too!I have the worst time taking nice pictures of my pieces so I dont put much of my work online. I do have an etsy shop though so I guess I'm forced to to figure it out. LOL! I look forward to following your blog.

  2. Hi Ashley, your comment finally came through after days of Blogger being funky! :)
    Thanks for taking the time to leave a note, and best of luck to you!

  3. Thanks Janine. I gave you a blog award. Here's the link:

    I think spreading little things like these are a way to be fun and friendly.