I pick up items everyday from
where I wander looking for elements
I found this vintage needlepoint
on eBay and the fabrics were
pieces from my goods.
First, I start to pull pieces and measure and
lay them out to make sure I have
enough to do a pillow that will be
sized right in scale with
Pulling from my inventory boxes
I try different fabrics,
colors and sizes of trim that
will work with the needlepoint colors.
One of my attractions to this needlepoint
was the date and initials
of the person
who did the hand work on it.
This is the fun part for me...
the gathering and putting together of
Here is the finished pillow and I know
that I will find the right
home for it when I list it
on eBay with a starting bid of $95.00.
This became a one of a kind a pillow
that I know someone will
admire for years to come.