Hello Blogland Peeps, how are you today? Almost the weekend 🙂
I’m popping by to show you what I have been up to. Bit of a variation on a theme. Although I am not feeling hugely confident about it as yet. However I would welcome your critical appraisal and constructive comments on this, so please tell me what you think.
Now I know you all love the little appliqué houses I have been making but I thought I would try something a bit different. Here, have a look.
Obviously in the construction stage here. Not too much variation – a little house with a washing line. I like washing on washing lines. Nothing better than beautiful white sheets blowing in the breeze on a sunny day (well I need something to remind me what a sunny day is like just now!). Perhaps I should just do a washing line without the house??? What do you think???
Now as well as houses, and washing lines, I quite like elephants. I realised this with the beautiful bedspread I got for christmas from my inlaws. So here is variation number two.
I think I like this one least as there is too much empty space around them. I have been trying to think of something I would like to put in that space without it getting too complex but I’m at a loss there. Here is variation number three.
Things have moved on a little from these pictures as this afternoon I did some of the stitching, so we are a little closer to complete now. Have a look.
Both of these are awaiting buttons now. Fairly pleased with the house, still wondering if I should try the washing line on its own though. Elephants are OK-ish. If you enlarge the photo you will see that the stitching at the bend in the trunks is not fantastic and also where the little elephant and the big elephant’s feet overlap. They just don’t seem to work as well as houses. Check back at this post and this post, here and here to have a look at some houses. Perhaps I’m just having a crisis of confidence.
Anyway, have a good look and tell me what you think.
Crochet-wise I’m having a blast at the blanket this week so hopefully soon there will be a bit more progress to show you on that.
Right, I’m off to get hooking. Enjoy your evening ( or whatever time of day it is where you are in the world!). Speak soon.