I love it, it has emerald green in which makes it an absolute winner in my book before you even mention the fact that there are cute little snails and the like all over the prints.
The lovely Rae sent me some FQs so I could make a little project and I was happily stitching away after making some clamshells (you can read about my clamshells on this post on the Sizzix blog). I went off to quilt market and last weekend I decided I was going to spend some time hanging out with Bernie, the sewing machine, and finishing off this little pillow when all of the sudden the stitching stopped dead.
So I turned her off, and turned her on again but nothing happened. So I stared at her for a bit, and tweeted it (obviously - what else would you do when your sewing machine packs in), then I fiddled with the power cable, turned her off and on again and BANG - smoke started billowing (seriously) from the top of her and she made a sparky noise and took her last breath. That was it. No more Bernie.
Needless to say, I tweeted it (again, you need the help of the twitterverse in a crisis) and it was suggested she was broken (yep, I gathered that).
So here's my pillow. It's not finished. Or maybe I'll make out it's some modern art project thing and say it's a discussion on society in general.......anyone buying that excuse?
You can check out actual completed projects that people with sewing machines have on the Made By Rae blog. One day my pillow will be one of them, hopefully Bernie will enjoy her time at the hospital and come back a new
Peeps in the UK - find Lotus Pond at The Village Haberdashery
Peeps in the US - find it at Pink Castle Fabrics