Of fairie wings and failure. Sometimes you can attempt a project not once, not twice, but three times and still not have that which you see in your head. Sometimes that's okay because what you create is so. much. better! And then there are the times you are left with nothing for a blog tour...
Let's just say in the day and age of iron-on vinyl transfers cut right in the home with precision machines, that attempting performance knit on mesh knit appliqué by hand may not be the best choice. Happily, many other blogs have created many other beautiful, amazing(!) creations to inspire and entertain you. I'd ask you to share your failures with me in the comments below, but I think your time will be better spent with these amazing blogs:
The Wholesome Mama•Skirt Fixation•Amazing Adventures Of Bubba and Bug•Bella Sunshine Designs•From-a-Box
Wild + Wanderful•The Fairy Dust Bin•GYCT Designs•The Kisses Co.•Call Ajaire 3/16 Handmade Boy•Mae & K•create3.5•Pear Berry Lane•Sewing Mama RaeAnna
The Inspired Wren•Rebel & Malice•Sew Starly•XO Jessica•Falafel and the Bee
PenSeb&Rox•Knot Sew Normal•Beatnik Kids•Lulu & Celeste•Swoodson Says•Friends Stitched Together
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