Sally Cummings

Artist. Designer. Crafter.

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Watercolour Heart Strings

This project was so much fun!  I especially enjoyed the crayon resist. And I got to combine two of my favourite things - painting and stitching :)

Here are my hearts, before I cut them out. I was so happy that the wax resist worked out so well! I totally underestimated the difficulty in seeing the white on white, but the end result was lovely.

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Next I cut the heart shapes out, and painted patterns on the other side.

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Finally I strung the hearts together with some variegated embroidery thread. I added an extra stitch at the top of each heart to hold it firm. I really loved how it all turned out!

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Now the string of hearts it is hanging happily next to our back door :) Thanks Lucie for such a fun project!

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