Posts Tagged ‘fortune cookies’

Even if the actual finish was me frantically sewing the calico backing on during the first twenty minutes of the AGM!

Then realising that the only thing I had to photograph it with was my phone camera, which doesn’t do macro.

And that although I seem able to switch off every other sound my phone makes, the camera function, which makes a loud clunk-click, like an oldfashioned SLR , won’t be silenced.

So twenty minutes into the meeting I was sneaking off into the kitchen to try and find some light and be far enough away that nobody could hear the camera!

Apologies for the poor photos and the lovely shot of the hall sink!

We had a competition for the postcards finished over the summer and although I didn’t win (a little too quirky, I suspect!) apparently it was a toss up between mine and the one with lovely little raised, padded Chinese figures that was chosen.

Good enough for me.

Next job, to draft and make a house cap for Miss Murdstone, the character I’m playing in SLTC’s next production, only a week away, of Young Copperfield.

Not running it at all late as usual…

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I folded the circles in half along the pipe cleaner line and then bent them in half again to get…

…silk fortune cookies!

The pipecleaner means they hold their shape.

But why?

The Embroiderers’ Guild have decided to create postcard banners in celebration of the London Olympics. Each Guild drew a different country to represent and our branch drew The People’s Republic of China.

Hence fortune cookies. I just wanted to do something a bit different.

I’m currently backstitching the text for the fortune and then they can be sewn onto the scarlet backing.

To be handed in on Saturday. Leaving it a bit late as usual…

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