a little stitching contest

It’s been a while since I’ve taken the chance to do a stitch-a-long or enter a stitching contest so I decided it was high time! I entered the &stitches back to school stitching contest and man it was a blast to sew. The requirement was that you design (or copy) a flashcard.

Me, loving all things Frenchy and vintage, found this little fox illustration and used it to draft up a little french flashcard. I did some searching online and this was the layout of my draft

fox WIP

A little stitching later…

WIP fox

And then finally this past weekend I finished him up

Sew a flashcard &stitches back to school contest entry 2013

Sew a flashcard &stitches back to school contest entry 2013

Sew a flashcard &stitches back to school contest entry 2013

He is a mix of modified brick stitches, back stitches and satin stitches. And I absolutely love him!

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