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Monday, September 26, 2011

Felt Fish:

Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
 Yesterday, I made fish.

 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews

I improved my system as I went along.  This was the first one.  I sewed around the edges on the machine and then stuffed it and hand embroidered the edges.

 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews

Then I remembered the whole bunch of eyes that I had bought at Bunny's garage sale last year.  So, I put in the eyes and machine sewed and then hand embroidered.  I used variegated thread for these two fish.  I do not find them very professional looking, so these three will not be for sale.

 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews

THEN, I decided to skip the machine sewing and just hand embroidered the edges before stuffing the fish.  Plus, I changed to solid colors of thread instead of variegated.  The rest of my fish turned out so much nicer.  I am in the process of giving each fish a tail bracelet like the purple one has.

 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews

 Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy ~ Kathy Matthews
Aren't they cute?

Hope that you have a wonderful week!

Kathy M.

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Kim, USA said...

Oh wow these fish are so cute love it Kathy!

Lynn said...

Those fish are adorable!

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