Tuesday, 8 September 2015

Baby Bunting







It's been a long while since I've had a finished project to share
here with you. The last ones were my apple bags back in July,
a long time ago now, really. But I did make and finish something
over the summer school holidays and it's this bunting. A friend of
ours asked if I can make one for her friend's baby and I was more
than happy to oblige. I haven't made a bunting in ages but I've
always enjoyed making them. From choosing the fabrics to sewing
the appliques and adding the binding, a bunting is always a fun and satisfying project to work on.

 I usually attach the appliques by machine but as it's been awhile
since I've done any machine embroidery, I decided hand stitching
would be easier, even quicker this time. I do like a blanket stitch and
 I think the ones here make a nice, colourful outline to the letters and elephant shapes so I'm pleased I decided to do them all by hand. My
 friend was really happy with it, especially with the little elephants.
 I think they're rather sweet too. A happy, enjoyable project, all in all.
Hopefully Baby Albie and his mum like it too!

A lovely and warm Tuesday evening to you all. See you soon!



9 comments:

  1. That is sooo cute and the colours are lovely! Your stitches are so neat too! Lucky Albie and his mum - they will love it.
    Caz xx

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  2. Lucky baby Albie (and what a cute name). The bunting is so pretty and I love the blanket stitching, it is so neat and cheerful. Really lovely x

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  3. What a lovely present for your friend!!! I am sure that Albie will enjoy seeing this hanging on the wall! xx

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  4. Adorable!!! I'm sure Albie and his mom will absolutely love it!!!

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  5. The bunting is wonderful, and your stitching is so neat! I love blanket stitch too, it creates such a nice cottagey feel. A lovely present for your friend.

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  6. What pretty bunting and your stitching is always so neat, Marion! xx

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  7. I love the bunting. it's so cheerful. I keep thinking about making some for my girls...it's on long list of things to make. Your stitching is beautiful...so neat!! xx

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