Tuesday, June 21, 2011

black vita

Despite my lack of posting, I have been very busy crafting. It's just that it's been soooooooooo rainy that I never seem to get enough light to take photos of the end product. But a little sun shone through, just enough to take some photos of this cushion I made. I used a thrifted red wool skirt for the main part and some of Melissa's beautiful Vita fabric in black for the appliques. I am so in love with all her fabrics! and some more arrived in my letterbox yesterday - oh the excitement!

To made the crochet appliques I ironed on some vilene to the back of the fabric, cut out the a pleasing shape, blanket stitched around, then crocheted around the edge . All those little stitches were perfect to do while watching a DVD with the kids while we were stuck inside. I made many more appliques from the same piece of fabric, I'm thinking they would look nice on a skirt for miss E or on a zip purse too.


  1. A very beautiful way to use Melissa's lovely fabric. Would love to see the finished result of the skirt you make.

  2. ohh wow!!!
    such a great use of the fabric! (i can't believe i'm so behind on your blog...)


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