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Friday Craft

This week it was my turn to pick a craft for my friend Emily and I to do. I haven't embroidered since I was a little girl, but as I was walking through the isles at our local craft store, I realized it would be quite an inexpensive craft to take up! Each set of string is about 90 cents and lasts forever (I split my string into thirds, then embroider with it), and the rings that hold the item in place are about $1.20 each (I sucked it up and bought my friend one, too!) and the tea towels--old time flour sacks were 4 for $10. I'm sure I could have found these cheaper, but my mom gave me a deal I couldn't pass up--make her a towel and she'd buy the package for me! I wish I had taken a picture of Emily's starfish, but I forgot. If she posts it on her blog, I'll link to it (it turned out great--first time she had ever done embroidery). My clam shell turned out great, hope mom likes it! I didn't even have to buy transfers. If you go to google /images and type in "seashells" this was one of the pictures that came up--it looks to be a coloring page for children (that was how I got lots of coloring pages for free for my CLC kids a few years ago). I just used a pencil to trace the outline and Wah-Lah!
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julie said…
Where did you get the feed sacks for these?

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