When I was buying embroidery floss for my many craft projects this hot summer, I picked up this tote bag while checking out. The thought was to put some very fancy schmancy embroidery on it and then I'd be so very cool when shopping. Well, the canvas was too stiff to get the embroidery hoops around and everything came to a halt. Then when looking around for some other stuff I found this...it is called jean-e-ology and you iron on the embroidery!
So what was a very plain bag turned out like this...sort of fancy schmancy...well... sort of.
Anyway, the other day when I went to have lunch with my friend who is moving to St. Francis Village and she wanted to show me some of the items she had bought for her new front porch and back deck. We went to Pier 1 and she showed me and then bought some new barstools to go with the pub table she already had. She and the cashier asked me if there was anything I'd found that I wanted and there it was...big as life.
The pillow of my embroidery dreams for $8.98 marked down from $30. I'd probably spent $20 on floss and needles and here it is and with a zipper in the back to boot! God sure gets a kick out of us, doesn't He. I can still get started on my other projects...like making an embroidered pillow...very similar to this one...or not so much.
I've still got the makings for something pretty