a sewing sort of day........

I was most concerned that some of you may not like the death of the magpie ,so resolved to add some new images today . I had such lovely comments yesterday about making you want to sew and being really inspired by my photographs that I was also inspired to keep you posted on owl number two. he is developing nicely and just really needs assembling so I laid out his collar badge and arms to show you before I attach them all to his ceramic body. I mentioned the kid gloves yesterday and so I have unpicked the side seam and cut it up to construct a collar. I have also attached bits to his arms,  I particularly liked the section with the makers name printed on it.....see what you think

leather collar and badge with a touch of magpie

reverse of collar

leather additions to arms
arms of owl, collar and badge

this is the front of the body with button detail

close up of stitched top of body


  1. I love those white old fashioned buttons- I have tubs at home :-D

  2. ohh anytime you want to part with them !!!!!


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