Ellis got out his catnip toy while I was finishing my Notforgotten Farm hearts ~ wheeee! He had a good time!
I’m looking forward to seeing how a little coffee stain will blend and soften my colors.
After the hearts soak for a while, I’ll twist and wring them out ~ rather gently of course, but with a firm hand. I discovered that the twist and wring method leaves the kind of mottling that I’m always trying to achieve. I just hope I haven’t broken any punch needle laws!
Can you see the mottling? It’s always difficult to tell what’s what on a computer monitor. No matter ~ the aging is there and the floss colors have softened (I hope).
Let’s take a break and check in on Ellis…
Looks like he’s done with his catnip toy ~ resting up for the next round!
While Ellis sleeps, I work like a busy bee and back, stuff and hang my hearts.
I like these hearts hung from my curtain rods, but over a doorknob would work just as well.
Would you like to see more pictures of the finished hearts? You can click here to visit them in my etsy shop, if you’d like.
wishing you lots of love, today, and every day!