Friday, 7 January 2011

Now I am no Poppy Treffry....

but having seen her fabulous ideas I wanted to have a go at this free motion embroidery but there was a few problems...

a) I didn't know what I was supposed to be doing
b) I only have a very basic machine and cant lower the feed dogs on it
c) I didn't do much research into how its done
d) I am impatient and want to have a go now!

So here is my attempt at Free motion embroidery, please be kind its my first go at it!



What do you think, do you think Poppy Treffry should be worried?

8 comments:

  1. This is fabulous :) this is a brilliant first attempt.. and yes.... Poppy should be worried! ;) xxx

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  2. Yes Poppy will be worried and I am worried too ... it is fantastic and quite spooky to see all my fabrics there! Love the idea well done you! H x

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  3. Wow, that is fantastic - what a fab first attempt.

    Toni xx

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  4. OMG...Hun you should give yourself a tap on the back for this...its fab..well done xx
    And esp only using a basic machine...my first attempt..using my machine without the feed dog..was bad enough...lol
    Well done hun...and like heather said..yep poppy should be worried...lol
    Love the fabrics you used too!

    Ive answered to your comment on FB...hubby tells me my machine was from argos..reduced from £139 - £69..a bargain.
    ive just uploaded a pic of the machine on my blog..if you fancy a nosy!!

    can't wait to see more now! a great way of using up your scraps!
    Speak soon hugs clare xx

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  5. Your embroidery is fantastic. Great control to get those circles. Very pretty!

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  6. I'm trying to learn how to do free motion embroidery on my machine. I love your designs like the one above, and I've included this in my blog post http://handmadebyclairebear.com/2012/05/05/sewing-outside-the-lines/ (with a link back to your blog, of course).
    ClaireBear

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  8. This is so pretty, I love it.

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