Over a week ago, somebody over on Facebook asked how I’m joining my motifs together – single crochet, slip stitch, sewing? So I promised some pics and guidance, and it’s taken me this long to get round to it 😀 I join my flowers together in essentially three different ways (all US terms). Firstly, slip … More Mini update number fifteen and a half – a little tutorial
Side two is progressing nicely: This evening I must tackle the ends. Hey ho.
I decided to join 😀 Isn’t it looking big!
I can’t decide whether I should start joining on to the first half, or whether to keep the two halves separate until the second half is a lot bigger. I am full of indecision. And it’s really not a complex one! But it matters in terms of where I use colours, and if I join … More Mini update number thirteen
One side of the cushion cover is done*, hurrah! Onwards and upwards. I’ve started making motifs for the other side. I’m not going to join straight on to this half, I’m going to ‘grow’ towards it slowly. There’s still the sides to do, obviously, but still, I’m nearly halfway done 😀 *ignore the ends, that’s … More Mini update number twelve
This particular section has definitely proved the trickiest bit so far: Because I’m trying to keep it ‘organic’, I’m not just working from the centre out to the edges. I’ve worked several different clusters of flowers into one piece, so it ‘grows’ from more than one place. Sadly, that does mean I end up with … More Mini update number eleven
D’oh! I have managed to use the same colour too close to itself, something I’ve been working hard to avoid. The dark pink. And the ends are already sewn in. Sigh. Ah well. Nobody else will ever notice, right? Edited to add: aha, spoke too soon. They are in fact slightly different!