Summer is coming!

This little guy sends a whale of a welcome.  He is hand-drawn by me and done completely with Valdani #12 perle cotton. The first picture shows how I finished the punch needle before attaching it to the plaque. Some people like to fold over the raw edge and glue it down. I find it just as easy to sew a fabric backing. I left a small opening to invert the piece and then hand stitched the opening shut. Sometimes I’ll sew it completely around and then cut a slit in the middle of the backing.  You just need to be certain you are going to mount it on something if you do it that way.

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