Tuesday, June 23, 2009
I picked up these three cute little wooden mice at the thrift shop today. I don't much like real mice but I couldn't pass these ones. They could even end up in a wall hanging.
I tried one of Nellie's Birds this afternoon. I am looking on this one as a prototype. It needs to be stuffed better and I didn't have the right wire for the legs. After they were sewn in, I found the covered wire but by then I decided to just push on and finish it, saving the wire for the next one.
I got the bright idea this morning to make a wall hanging representing depression. The little colored cross in the middle represents the light at the end of the tunnel. It seemed too bright so I used one of my machine embroidery stitches to darken it. After a couple of hours I had to stop and make a bright bird because it was just too depressing working on this one. I will finish it though because I quite like the way it is going.