Okay, if you haven't noticed yet, my go to projects are always going to be a pillow or a bag. This weeks project is a pillow as you can see. I thought I'd try my hand at thread sketching...basically drawing with the sewing machine.
Some people use a darning foot, but I don't have one so a regular presser foot is just fine. I freehand drew the owl. If drawing is not your best skill don't worry you can trace any pic you want. The lines being sewn don't have to be perfect anyway.
See...not very perfect. I used different stitches that were available on my machine for the eyes. The rest was just sewing lines, back stitching, and turning my piece around.
More non-perfectness. I used interfacing and batting when I sewed the owl. Gives it that squishy, wrinkly, quilt like look.
My favorite part was the eyes.
For the rest of the pillow I just did freehand quilting lines.
I finished it off by adding a blue just like the eye's for the back. I really enjoy the technique of thread sketching. It's really fun to do.
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