Done ?

Hand and machine stitched intuitive textile art by Maggie Winnall at Sewin Studio
Z,M,V,A © Maggie Winnallf 

Four more letters towards my #44lettersmore project. I have 30 letters so far. I’m unsure if these are done , they might need something a little darker. Also my spectacles crashed to the floor and split in two. So I’m working with an older pair… This might explain a lot .

Now there are six

Now there are six squares.

Well, today has been a success, because I stitched the ‘y’, and because I’ve tweaked my routine, I worked my morning and started it the way I wanted. No dilly dallying today. So a nice bright yellow ‘y’ to celebrate.
Experts in time management, recommend celebrating small wins. Sowhen you’ve achieved that small thing that’s on the way to a bigger thing,  celebrate ! give yourself a pat on the back.

I am happy with the words today as well as the art and my head feels fine.

Problems and Solving

these little rectangles of cloth are starting their life as oyster wallets. they were cut out before I figured the best way to sew them, they have been waiting for some tlc. Now is the time.

I have a method of making that can incorporate the rectangles quite well. Now this problem has been sorted I’m keen to finish them. They will be in the shop when they are done.

Also today I learned how to resize photos on my camera. This is progress! I finally took the time to read the camera manual. I won’t need an expensive programme now ie photoshop..I can just resize on the camera. I’m pleased to have solved two problems today. What have you solved in your day?

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Express Yourself: Decided

Express Yourself_13©201_Affirmative applique couture Hope In Your Handbag™wearable art purse,machine pieced and quilted textile with hand embellished letters in pink,red,white font with a kisslock frame and multicoloured stripes..JPGInstead of unpicking the white letters I added more, which adds a raised dimension and sets the letters in relief. I used a plain weave white cloth and stitched coloured thread to soften the edges. I made a feature of the ‘Y’ using  gingham and a different font , notice how the new yellow stitches around the ‘e’ accentuates it.

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