Leo’s Mane Sew Along

Customer Quilts 2015

Saturday, 20 June 2020

Slow Sunday Stitching

I hope everyone has a great first day of summer. It seems like it was such a long winter, so this is very welcome. And happy Father’s Day too. 
I’ve finished my embroidery folder project and I love it. This is the outside of it. 

 
 I found some odds and ends of leftover bindings that I sewed together and finished the outer edge. I like the additional colours. It took a bit of fussing to get it all cut to the right size so that it would fold up without anything bulging, but it got done. Here’s a close up of the front. 


The inside is divided up into three pockets, stitched in place where the folds lie. 


 And I have my first new project that uses the folder started. It’s the manger scene I showed last week.


 It is stitching up quite quickly. I have at least two more embroidery projects waiting in the wings. Both need to be traced out onto fabric and both need tinting with crayons before stitching. I have threads for them coming from the Crabapple Hill shop. I’m linking to Kathy’s Slow Sunday Stitching.





8 comments:

  1. Your embroidery folder project is lovely both inside and the cover. The embroidery is pretty and I love how the design winds it's way around to the back. Love too, the different fabrics for the binding.

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  2. Gorgeous stitching and projects!

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  3. Your embroidery folder is so pretty I love it.

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  4. I love your stitching folder finish! How clever and functional too.
    I wonder what your gold thread you are using in your manger piece you shared at the end is... I am looking for a similar weight in silver or glittery white for hand quilting. Thanks for your time :) Kathi

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  5. lovely stitching on your folder and the new project

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  6. I'm pretty sure that you "taught" me the value of a good diagonally striped binding - and I get really excited when I get to use one!

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  7. Your Stitch project turned out great. I love the striped binding(s) on it.

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