In sewing news, I thought I should show you another work in progress - hoping again that by showing it on the blog I shall be shamed into picking it up once more! This is from this book - a really lovely book that I was given last year.
I like this 'look' very much and quite quickly (and somewhat ambitiously) decided to make this as a wall hanging.
The pictures below show far I've got - I've cut out all the leaves and drawn my tree on the front of my fabric, and then stitched them all in place.
So far, so good. The next stage though is to free motion quilt the whole thing, which I'm ever so slightly terrified about, hence the project has stalled. I clearly just need to practise, practise and practise some more, and then bite the bullet and go for it, but, having spent quite a long time on the appliqué, I'm rather worried I might just ruin it! Still, nothing ventured, nothing gained - and it's good to challenge yourself, right?! I'll let you know how I get on!