Make + Do June was lovely – a relaxed afternoon with knitting, calligraphy, embroidery and beer!
Great green! (re)learning to knit is easier when there is tasty cheese to eat (fact).
Calligraphy = tricky and time consuming (or so I can gather from the painstaking practice going on here). It looks magic though.
yes, that is a different set of hands, which means TWO calligraphy apprentices. I might have to request an illuminated book, that’ll keep them busy.
…aaaand, embroidered cushion covers! I should have got a photo of the actual pattern, but instead you just get this action shot. Action shots all round for this month. I would like to give this a go. Embroidery scares me for no good reason (I think I’m self-conscious about my hand-stitching abilities?)
I continued working on my knitted scarf (no, it’s still not finished. I might miss this winter and aim for the next one?), and then got bored and started sewing a singlet top, which I did finish but haven’t taken good photos of yet. Likely story.
I’m also trying to make something out of some lace curtain fabric I bought from reverse garbage a while ago (total bargain) – here’s a sneak peek of underlining the bodice:
I changed my mind about the skirt and pulled it to pieces mid-construction, so hopefully all is not lost.
Next Make + Do is on July 21… time marches on far too quickly. I’m thinking about doing some printing or dyeing next time around – time to get my hands dirty!