Friday, July 10, 2015

I was wrong

It`s been a busy time around here with lots of cookie-ing. However, I haven`t forgotten my Smiley Sweater entirely. It`s just been slow-going.

Remember when I said there was no wrong way to go about it? Well. I was wrong. When I went to add the patch pockets, I didn't have the exact colour of felt that I wanted, so I thought I'd just go way out on a limb and use 2 drastically different colours. Sometimes that works. If you're off, you might as well be WAY off. I thought because I planned to embroider on the pockets, that it would all work out. Well, nuh-uh to that!



Ugly, right?

I have mailed a small swatch off to the Felt on the Fly lady, and she will send me the exact colour of felt I need. She's nice that way.

3 comments:

  1. HMMMM, I wonder if her merino wool comes from our South Island. Beautiful swatches. I'm sure your choice will be perfect.

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  2. Most people are not as picky as you. However, you would never be satisfied, so it is a good thing you could get an exact match.

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  3. At least you took the risk and tried it, even though you weren't happy with the result. I like the lighter shade pocket and look forward to seeing the fabric colour that you do settle on.

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