The Superbowl is over, can we blog about baseball?
We drew my brother-in-law's name for Christmas. He's a HUGE baseball fan and even played a little in the minors. I was inspired by this:
I used the freezer-paper stencil technique on some linen-like fabric for the letters. I wanted to stitch the 2 pieces together using a baseball stitch, but despite reading several tutorials and even watching a video, it just wouldn't look right. I finally gave up and just stitched each side separately. Then I used fusible webbing to attach it to a piece of foam board and put it in a frame.
Did you spot the error? I just did. I think this thing has got about 500 pins and some one just pointed out the error. So do I call up my bro-in-law and tell him I'll fix it?
Linking up here.
I love it. Super clever and your version turned out great.ReplyDelete
this is great - I especially like the stitching that resembles a b-ball!ReplyDelete
aww I love it...Baseball fans here!ReplyDelete
I just love the stictching detail!ReplyDelete
Thanks so much for taking part in our Pin'Inspiration Party. Hope that you are having as much fun exploring as I am and that you'll take part in helping the "Beat the Winter Blues" on Saturday.
I love this idea! My son is a high school baseball coach. I see one of these in his future. Thanks for the tutorial.ReplyDelete
Nice work! Thanks for linking to Things I've Done Thursday!ReplyDelete
Love it! My husband played minor league ball too and would have loved this as a gift. I'm your newest linky follower. Stop by www.thenymelrosefamily.blogspot.com and check me out.ReplyDelete
My husband and daughter are counting down until spring training starts! My husband would love this! Thanks for sharing!ReplyDelete
This looks really good! I love that you used the freezer paper method! I really need to try that!ReplyDelete
Great wall art! My husband would love something like this in his home office! Thanks for linking to A Couple of Craft Addicts!ReplyDelete
love the thoughts and perspective!!ReplyDelete
I am your newest linky follower..pls follow back if you can.
I am ready for some baseball and baseball weather!!
My boys would love this! So cute!ReplyDelete
Oh I love this! It would be great if you would share this with our readers for Fun Stuff Fridays. http://www.toysinthedryer.com/2012/02/fun-stuff-fridays-11.htmlReplyDelete
Love this! My friend Amy needs this for sure...she is a baseball nut! I am usually over here adding my links, but I am hosting my first link party and would love for you to add this along with anything else you like! http://www.mom4realky.blogspot.com/2012/02/4-real-friday-link-party-1.htmlReplyDelete
Jessica @ Mom 4 Real
I featured your Baseball art today on my blog! It was one of the top viewed links from Friday Frolic. Thanks for linking up! Have a great week.ReplyDelete
Karen@Pocket Full of Pink
what a PERFECT baseball project! I LOVE your signs!!! Anddd YAYYYY for baseball!!! :o) Thank you so much for linking up :o)ReplyDelete
Jaime from crafty scrappy happy
Just came here from Pinterest...yes I spotted it immediately! But it's funny how you can miss something so plainly wrong right in front of your eyes! Happens to the best of us, definitely!!! LOL :o)ReplyDelete