Baby necklace. This was made by request for a friend whose infant daughter likes to bang her head against her chest while she’s nestled in her sling. Her mom hoped it would be a fun distraction for her.
Materials: Felted wool balls, cotton, embroidery floss, metallic lanyard.
Mom’s birthday gift, 2016. Also my second attempt at freehand embroidery.
Mom’s birthday gift, 2015. Counted cross-stitch. Pattern by stephXstitch.
I made this one for myself. It was inspired by Ask Polly/Heather Havrilesky’s column “How Do I Start Believing in My Worth?” which I highly recommend, and it was my first experiment with French knots.
Mom’s Christmas gift #1, 2016.
Mom’s Christmas gift #2, 2016.
Will I ever stitch something without any fuck-words in it? That remains to be seen (but probably not).