Over the last week, I have been focused on brooches. I was able to finish 3 brooches, more due to necessity than from actually being productive. :P
Finish # 1
I finished a brooch made out of zippers called, Black Zipper Flower. I had written about this in my Procrastination Made Me post. I gave it to my friend, Trinity, who made me really happy by promptly placing it into her hair. :)
|Back view with pin and hair clip|
Finish # 2
I also finished my Fall Floral brooch on my previous post. I actually sewed the leaf to the flower and the pin back. I decided to leave it with only one leaf.
Panda's Tip of the Day:
Place your pin back a little further up towards the top of your piece. It will allow it to lay nicer when you wear it. I did not do it for this piece because that is where the pin back would be hidden from view. So now when someone wears it, the flower will be tilted forward a little.
Finish # 3
I had found this tutorial for making small crochet hearts. I made one to see how easy it really was. FYI, I have not touched a crochet needle in a couple of years so it took a little to get me back into the swing of things. As with riding a bike, it didn't take long for me to pick it back up. There was this weird hole so I just added this really bling and cute button. I think it adds a little classiness to something very homely. :)