The end is in sight on the postcards and there's a remote chance that they will all be done before Thanksgiving. It will be a Thanksgiving miracle!
I left off Thursday with the hand and cuff stitched. Next I needed to do the ornament. My original plan was to use gold thread like the one in the right but I really didn't like the gold thread on the ornament. This is why I usually have one extra card that I use for testing thread or paint colors. I already had 3 thread changes for these cards so what's one more. I switched to monofilament thread to stitch around the ornaments.
Then I put the gold thread back on the machine and stitched the hanging wire.
Next I had to decided how big I wanted the ornament cap so it was back to the practice card. This practice card will come in handy again later when I test the serger stitch.
87 cards ready for backs and serged edges. I also still have to add some paint to the stag cards.......but they are soooooo close!
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I'm Vicki Welsh and I've been making things as long as I can remember. I used to be a garment maker but transitioned to quilts about 20 years ago. Currently I'm into fabric dyeing, quilting, Zentangle, fabric postcards, fused glass and mosaic. I document my adventures here.