Have I mentioned that I love words? That I'm an English teacher. I write. I read. Those are definitely all me. Well, some things about me, anyway. So you could say I have a thing for words. Words on fabrics? Happy dance once around the kitchen!
|I have no idea what type of yarn it is, |
so I took a pic of the package.
I had this pack of yarn, which I can't use. It's ridiculous, I know, but it was just sitting waiting for me to do...something. So I did about the only thing I could: I made a word.
Really, made is the word for what I did. I started with a piece of insulation foam, the kind used to insulate the walls of a house. I drew the letters on the foam, then cut them out using a hot knife. (An electric knife works, too.)
Then I covered the foam with the yarn by wrapping it around and around...and around...and around the letters. Because I wanted this one to look as though it was written in long-hand (script), I had to slip wads of yarn into the small holes that form the s and e. It's not difficult or anything, but it is sort of boring. Not that I'm one to complain about any project that has to do with sewing or playing with thread of any kind.
Besides, I got a word from this playing. Sew certainly looks good above my thread, don't cha think?
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