We moved on to the two vertical borders which will be the “hinges” of the wallet. They’re a feast of special stitches and threads!
The first panel of the Lizzie stitching wallet is now complete – here are some great pictures of sections 1 & 2 together !!!!
Have you ever accidentally tangled your thread into a knot, and growled in frustration as you end up having to cut and start again…? No need anymore: with this simple trick, it’s actually very easy to untie these awful little knots!
Section 2 has just been released, and here are some super pictures of section 1 !!!!
The result is sufficiently similar that you can use one or the other regardless, but the method is quite different – which one has your vote? If you don’t care very much for French knots, try your hand at Colonial knots!
Isn’t it funny how sometimes what seems really obvious isn’t actually that obvious… until it becomes really obvious again! (What…!?) Here’s a perfect example of what I mean… Continue reading
Aperture cards are quite handy and they’re certainly great for a quick finish, but… creatively speaking, erm, they don’t score that high, do they! And it doesn’t even take that long to be just a little bit more creative – see for yourself!
If you’re finding that you go cross-eyed when you try to cut a straight line through your linen, then this is a great tip to help you get there without any headache or accidents 😉