Friday, 4 November 2011
Free motion Friday
Fluffy Sheep, and have a look at what everyone else has done. The whole basis for this is that we try to do 10 minutes every day- I do not succeed in this. I do a mad scramble at the last minute, and what ever I do, that is it. I have been tied up with other projects, not literally, of course, but busy, too busy to be doing that as well. So this weeks effort started badly. I had not quite got the bobbin in properly, and so the machine seized up slightly. Sorted that out and the first try was awful. Truly dire. Crossing over itself, sharp corners instead of gentle curves, all awry.
see number one here
I am secretly- ok not so secretly- pleased, I free motioned my numbers on the corners!
The back views go something like this
See all those sharp corners? and the crissy-crossy bits. Not good.
try 2 went a bit better, here is the back view of that one,
still a few sharp corners, and one place where the lines of stitching meet, but definitely an improvement. I was going for try 3, but other life intervened, so I may try again tomorrow.
which are intended to have a safety pin attached on the back, and they will then go to a friend, who has craft stalls at times, raising money for autism. I think they will look well on a jacket or a coat, and hope someone may buy them to raise funds. If anyone asks I will do a mini tutorial for them- they are fiddly but not difficult.
All for now, I am off to try to link up with the FMQ Friday lot! See what the others have been doing, I expet they have done their homework and will look fabulous!
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