Christmas Tree Skirt embellishment 2013 by Speattle

Summary

Category:
Embroidery & Embellishments
Pattern:
Status:
Complete
Started:
2013-12-16T00:00:00Z
Finished:
2013-12-16T00:00:00Z
Tutorial:
None

Description

In 1979 I was given a blank tree skirt and a stack of fabric scraps with instructions to use the fabrics to add some kind of embellishment each year of our marriage.  I have used up the original scraps, but still add my own touches each year.  Some years it has been free motion embroidery, other years applique, other years a boughten patch of some kind, and in the last few years computerized machine embroidery.   

For 2013 I did a machine embroidered flag of Texas to symbolize a few trips that were taken there in 2013. 

In this picture you can catch a glimpse of some of the other years, including the symbols for our 3 kids the years they graduated from high school.  The red dotted chicken is for the year all 3 of them came down with chicken pox in the same month (that was tons of fun :scream::smirk:)

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Comments

HawkFan

What a cute idea

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