Weekends are always so busy aren't they? However, I did find some inspiration whilst out yesterday and ended up creating this embellished tea towel.
Whilst in Spotlight (looking for something completely different...that place is lethal!), I spotted a bargain bin full of tea towels priced at $1 each. So I bought an assortment and started thinking of what I could dress them up with out of some scrap fabric pieces.
I cut out a design of a sweet little birdy in some pretty material I had saved.
After ironing the bird and the tea towel flat, I then pinned her into position and got to sewing. I did hand sew her as I was worried about the edges of the material fraying and hemming her would be too fiddly for such a project. However, after looking at some of my own towels and others like it on Etsy, I will definitely machine sew the next ones. The slight fraying, that inevitably occurs, adds to the character of the design.