Plantagenet Wreath – cutting out

With all the embroidery done, the next stage is to cut it out so that it can be applied to the background fabric.  I have to admit I haven’t been looking forward to this much as it’s such a fiddly shape, but I relieved to be able to tell you that it’s now done and…

White snowdrop sample – cutting out and making up

Happy holidays everyone! I’d wanted to get this finished before the festivities and have just made it, so here we go. You know the drill by now: I painted the back of the stitches with diluted PVA glue, and after leaving it to dry overnight, could start to cut it out: And fully cut out,…

Silver snowdrop sample – cutting out

And now the bit I’ve really not been looking forward to: cutting it out.  It’s quite a fiddly design with quite a few skinny bits, so the potential for disaster is quite high. No photo of this bit, but as is now becoming routine, I painted over the back of the stitching with watered-down PVA…