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Striped Heart


It's back.

I made this heart during the springtime and sent it in to the Piecework Heart Ornament Contest.

Needless to say, it was not selected.

At the time I was imagining intricate embroidered hearts with lots of fancy stitches.  I had wool out for other projects and the colors were perfect for hearts.



The thread was from a sampler pack of remnants from a yarn shop.  It was a 3 ply cotton yarn that stitched beautifully on the wool.  I have since looked for and been unable to find a whole skein.  I found something very similar but the colors change about every yard instead of every inch.

And beads!  Had to add beads.

I picked up the latest Piecework with the contest results yesterday.  All the winning hearts are fabulous.  I am so jealous of the bleeding hearts.  I wish I had the patience to stitch something like that.

Oh well, Piecework will have another contest announced in the fall.  I'm going to try something more ambitious and competitive.

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