Blanket Stitched Ballerina

Here’s a few snapshots of my most recent little sewing project. I was inspired by this really sweet little blanket stitched piece that I stumbled upon and was immediately reminded of layers and layers and layers of tulle…
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To make this little lady I drew a gesture drawing in pencil on drawing paper, and transferred her onto the cloth. Then I used a gray Prismacolor marker and lightly shadowed in some specific spots – you can still kinda see it on her back. Then, using a straight- edge I drew a few radial lines just to have as a reference to keep the blanket stitches from getting too wonky (although we know I’m always game for a little wonky ; )

Cotton MuslinCotton Embroidery Floss (mostly 1-3 ply)

xo, Anna Michelle

1 Comment

  • Renee Ford says:

    Love your website and your Spring/Summer 2014 collection video. You are so talented. The jewelry featured is awesome.

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