Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Love is in the Air!


I finished my hearts today. After I punched them, I sewed on a red wool back and lightly stuffed them.
When I stitched them up, I left a little hole at the top to put the ric rack in. For the edge, I used one piece of wool yarn and gathered it, while I whip stitched it in place. The little gathers give it the little raised bumps around the edge.

I decided to hang it from my homespun, in between the paper decorations.



I took photos after I made them, but they seemed too bright for me. This is how they looked, as is.



And this is how they look, after I used walnut stain on them. One thing nice about using the Tsukineko ink is, when you spray too much, you can pat it down to remove the excess and lighten it back up.

I just drew my hearts onto the weavers cloth, just remember to reverse you letters. You can also make mini ones to hang on a tree, without letters and use up your scrap floss for a hit or miss look.


18 comments:

annie said...

I love these!

Melody said...

So lovely, clever you

Kate said...

Love those hearts, Debbie!

Jacque. said...

These are so fun! Nice work, Debbie.

Carol said...

How adorable! I love all those hearts!

Terry said...

They're beautiful...I love them! :0)

sunny said...

Those are adorable!!!

Barbara said...

It's very cute, Debbie.

gracie said...

Oh so nice....

Sandi said...

Lovely job Debbie, you are wonderfully creative in your designs.

moosecraft said...

Really sweet, Debbie! Love these! :-)

Julie Fukuda said...

Another winner ...or four as the case may be! Lovely!

Carolyn Vallelunga said...

So sweet, TOTTALLY doable, great way to use up scraps! Thank you for the inspiration!

Gayle said...

What a delightful project!

Primitives By The Light of The Moon said...

Cute as can be! They look so fun to hang up :)

Karen said...

Your punch needle hearts make a very unique Valentine banner. I like it very much.

Allie said...

Those are just delightful, Debbie - what a fun thing to make and look at!

Jo James said...

Love these!