Saturday, April 11, 2020

Happy Accident

It’s a personal challenge of mine to finish some of my punch needle patterns that have been laying around waiting for me to punch the last few loops or finish the edges. While working on finishing the edge of my Witch in the Pumpkin Field Needle Punch Pattern (the digital pattern is on Etsy here) on Friday, I was dying some Pom-Pom trim for the edge of it. The first batch I dyed was pretty garish,

Yeah, no.....the trim is too orangey, don't your think?

                    Same with the send attempt, better but not quite right.

On the third attempt I think I nailed the color pretty well. What do you think? 

Anyways, fast forward to yesterday, I pulled out my Gnarly Dude to finish punching him. He’s been siting in my craft room for nearly 4 years waiting, waiting just waiting to be finished. Well, yesterday was the day. The only problem is I did not keep good records (actually no records) of the flosses I used, so much of my time was spent trying to determine and recreate the colors I used. Once, I figured out the colors, he was done pretty quickly.

Now here’s where the happy accident comes into play. While I was cleaning my punching area and gathering my stuff to put away, I happened to throw the garish Pom-Pom trim on Gnarly Dude and I was giddy with delight. It matched perfectly. My only choice now is to choose the top or the bottom trim color.  


Happy Accident, I think so. Thanks for stopping by and Happy Easter.


Judy Estep said...

I like the trim in the top photo! He’s so cute, I can’t wait to get started on him, he’ll be perfect when fall gets here!!

Judy Estep said...

He’s awesome!! Can’t wait to start in him❣️ He’ll be perfect when fall gets here🎃🧡🖤🧡

acorn hollow said...

A good happy accident and very cute pieces. I say either looks good to me.

Rugs and Pugs said...

What perfect finishes :)
Happy Easter.

HomeSpunPrims said...

How fun! At least you know you will put it to good use. I like the first one that is darker. Great designs! Lori