I enjoyed working on this lesson, Stitching into the samples really brought them to lifeand added dimension to them
sample 8f: The letter "L" was done with cross stitching, trying to achieve a "dissolving" effect
sample g: free-machine stitching was done on this piece, first "writing" horizontally then vertically the words "shopping list"
sample 8h:I couldn't resist trying to reproduce the pattern formed by cutting out the letters with my Silhouette. For this I drew the pattern onto paper and then stitched through it from the back. However the tracing was hard to be seen from the front, so for the lower part I did the same from the front and then, after having puller all the paper bits out, I used more free-motion stitching to fill out the letters
All these samples were backed with light red commercial felt