…NOT!! At least not here in Southern California…Do I dare tell you what our temperature has been? (over 90F or 32C…and sunny!) Sorry…I know most of Canada and USA has been covered in the white stuff… But that doesn’t mean I haven’t been THINKING of snow!!
This is what I have been thinking about…the ACTUAL “Snowy Days” by Heart to Hand found in the Heart to Hand Booth at Road to California!!
My actual Snowy Days project was at a standstill. I couldn’t tell by the pattern how or where to add the ‘special effects’…SEW the ladies in the booth offered this VERY helpful suggestion…TAKE as many close-up pictures as I want…so I am passing these pictures on to you…just in case you are having the same problem!
Ahhhh…now my snow stitching on the Snowy Days writing isn’t thick like this…when I asked what they used, they said they used actual yarn from JoAnn’s…the Vanna White yarn!! (who knew that Vanna White even had a line of yarn?!)
See all that fat yarn special effects…they used actual yarn and a big chenille needle!
Looks like I am off to JoAnn’s in the search for Vanna’s yarn!!
Love the stitching on the snowman’s nose!
Can you guess where I went…with coupons in hand?
You guessed it…JoAnn’s….and found the Vanna’s yarn! But the yarn was fat…maybe too fat! Maybe the wrong weight? It’s all they had…
I found this other stuff by Deborah Norville which is actual WOOL and lighter weight that might be better…?
I will try these out and let you know…
BUT I do hope these pictures help you finish your Snow Days!! I always say that a picture is worth a thousand words…well in this case they are worth a trip to your nearest yarn shop!! Happy hunting…
Hmmm…I might have to take up knitting…
Have a marvellous Monday and Happy Stitching!~P