I had gone on a hunt for a particular piece of fabric and in the drawer I was looking in came across a project that I had all the pieces traced & cut out. This was from 2011 right when I picked up my needle after a dry spell of over 10 to 15 years. I didn't decide to cross stitch at the time but got into embroidery.
Crab apple Hill was a new vendor to me and Meg Hawkey has tons of beautiful patterns that incorporate embroidery but also finishing them with sewing & quilting. This project appealed to me because of the soft colors of Spring and the finishing was all hand sewn.
#812 "Embroidery Envelope" by Crab apple Hill
threads: Cosmo, Wildflowers by CaronSo I decided that now was the time to do this project! And so happy how it turned out.
The inside is a pale light green wool felt and cover & smalls are light cream wool felt.
scissor & pen holderLee do you recognize the scissors? I added some sequins for sparkle so when I open it I get pretty winks - lol!
The heart is a double pocket and above a removable needlebook
Progress as of 7-12-2015I've been stitching on Sojourner also - added a few more rows of the alphabet & bands.
Hope you are enjoying summer. Our temperatures will be climbing back up this week - so not looking forward to the heat! With my love and appreciation - Annette