May I introduce my latest member of the “tools I don’t know how I did without” family?
I found her in a charity shop, for £3 and with a lid. Sadly, tho, the lid jumped off my mantle shelf and self-destructed. And because I was in need of a pin cushion (can you believe that I didn’t own a single one??), I just grabbed a wad of fleece I keep around for needle felting, stuffed it in there and gave it some good jabs with the felting needles.
She needs a bit more work, but is fully functional as it is – and rather pretty, if I say so myself 😀 Well, I’m pleased as punch, anyways, lol. Oh, and her name is Nancy because it’s signed by “Nancy Overend”. Simples.
I also made some progress on the hexis:
Looks rather nice to me, and when I saw it, I immediately abandoned all reason (like making this into a pillow) and decided it’ll have to become at least a lap blanket.
That’s partly because I’m a little bit in love with it – all of it, the process of making it, and the way it turned out. Considering it’s my first time, only one serious pucker makes me feel accomplished 😀
And that’s something I can use right now.