Saturday, 8 October 2011
Still, he is at least complete, and that was the aim of the exercise. He was supposed to be a prototype robin (for Christmas decoration purposes) but I think I need to fiddle with the pattern to make the shape more robin-like.
Next stop on the Finishing Things list are some embroidered bookmarks that need a ribbon backing to cover up all the messy threads. Although I have to ask myself, who uses bookmarks these days? I am the daughter of an antiquarian bookseller and do love old books, but I'm not sentimental about bog-standard paper backs and mostly read fiction on my Kindle these days.