Friday, August 10, 2012

Mobile Phone cover

I have been busy designing and making some mobile phone covers  to sell at the exhibition this year.
I worked out a way to construct the cover that cuts out a lot of hand sewing which means that I can whip them up fairly quickly.
I then embroider them once they are constructed which I find a lot easier to do than embroidering them first and then trying to get the embroidery in the right place.This one is made from a small remnant of woolen dress fabric and lined with a printed patchwork flannel fabric.




I used Watercolours thread by Caron and the colour is Havana.
The yellow French Knot centres are worked with DMC Perle 8.



Here it is opened up showing the flannel lining.
Now I am off to make some more seeing as the prototype worked out ok.

10 comments:

KnutzEls said...

Lovely

Maggi said...

So simple but so effective.

Heather said...

So pretty but practical at the same time. The lining fabric is a perfect foil for the embroidered flowers.

Vicki K. said...

So pretty!! The flannel makes me think that if you made them a bit longer you also offer cases for glasses. Love the daisies with the variegated colors!

Lisa Gordon said...

This is wonderful!

Robin Mac said...

Now you are getting into the creative spirit again Doreen

Magpie's Mumblings said...

This is a great idea - you could also branch out into other kinds of covers - laptops or those electronic readers come to mind.

Sandy said...

Very nice.

Dot said...

Beautiful work Doreen! Lovely to see you creating too. Glad you had a lovely time in Melbourne too xx

Kekoa Pika said...

Lovely cellphone covers. Could please upload some tutorial on this one? Such a great idea!

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