Be creative EVERY DAY • A Challenge
A treasure in my sewing chest—silk thread! Inherited from a passed grandparent… but what to do with it?
One of my many crafty ideas includes a personalized tag.
A quick search on Etsy revealed custom embroidered twill tape that would work perfectly… but upon further investigation, I don’t have enough lead time to meet my deadline and I did learn that having custom artwork turned into an embroidery computer file is a BIG DEAL (all those stitches to plot)!
So, I’m attempting hand embroidery. My history includes cross stitching… but this is different. Sarah’s Hand Embroidery dictionary is really helping me a lot… figure out what stitch I want and then showing me how to make it!
Here’s my first attempt!
I’m saving the silk thread for the finished product….