My Spring Swap parcel has arrived in the USA.
I decided to create some little Matryoshka dolls in the Spring Swap theme of red and yellow.
I have adapted the stitchery pattern to applique.
I fused the fabric pieces to the backing - being very careful in their placement.
A little raw edge machine applique too.
A touch of embroidery - not my strongest point.
I even tied some fabric for the scarf. Put a bit of fray stopper on the edges to prevent a possible disaster.
The finished product had to measure 8" x 10".
Hmmm...how to pack flat and send to the USA ?
Easy! Hide the completed swap item in a back issue of Australian Homespun which coincidentally has a Matryoshka softie pattern in it by the wonderful Melly and Me. How I love when your current magazine purchase also contains a back issue.
I can't wait to check my post box this weekend to see what goodies await me from the USA.