Monday, November 17, 2008

Sewin up some Love

I have been a big fan of Alicia Paulson over at Posie Gets Cozy for a very long time. When she posted a pattern for these "Pleasant Kitchen Dishtowels" several months ago, I just knew I had to make them myself...and I knew just the gal I should make them for: my pal Sus! I whipped them up just in time for her birthday.

And by "whipped up," I mean "laboriously struggled" for several weeks. hhaha. Ok, they were not THAT bad, but this was the first bit of embroidery I have ever done, and sewing the calico backings and trim was quite a bigger task than I planned on it being. BUT AREN'T THEY CUTE???

Getting ready for final packaging (the gingham fabric is just for presentation)...

Notice that each towel has a different trim and backing?

I think Thursday is my favorite.

But Saturday is pretty darn cute, too. ...sigh...

2 comments:

  1. WOW -- you seriously did an amazing job. If that is your first embroidery project, you have an illustrious embroidery future! Congratulations, and I'm so glad you enjoyed that project! xo

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  2. These are so great! Definitely Saturday; oh, the happy gurgling sound of a stove top espresso maker . . .

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