My only qualm is that she looks approximately 12 years old. And she emanates the fresh, perky, youthful hope that even drawing-impaired oldsters like me can learn to generate her graceful designs. The other thing you need to know is that there's a lot of backtracking (going back over the same lines), with no stopping and starting, so that the thread doesn't have to be cut and restarted. It's a challenge and a skill that takes practice, practice, and more practice (plus a good sewing machine.)
So I've been practicing diligently, with a pencil on paper, as well as a sewing machine on quilt sandwiches. Here is one of my latest stitched samples, a strip about three feet long, right side first:
These new designs (my obsession lasted all day yesterday, too), are sure to catch on nowhere:
The Tension on my Bobbin Case has a Life of its Own:
Same for Tee Shirts:
Stop Sewing, Take a Walk.
(OK, a few of these don't have continuous lines. They need a little tweaking.)
Go for a Bike Ride, and/or Pizza:
Heat the Pizza in the Microwave, Fabric is Stashed in the Oven:
Did Anyone Bring Donuts?
Back to Weight Watchers, 2:
Spouse Encourages Quilting:
Three Shades of Grey are Plenty:
This is Your Brain on Freemotion Quilting:
Tribute to Mr. Spock.
(Those are pointy ears with inexplicably long earlobes.).
RIP Leonard Nimoy. We are very, very sad in my house.
Star Trek Insignia:
And if you wouldn't even know how to begin, get over to Leah Day's site, and start practicing. You'll thank me!
UPDATE 3/8: I just posted a sequel! Here's 14 more.