O.k., I was debating between using white or beige linen-ish fabric. Ultimately I went with the beige. I cut my template out of card stock and got to work.
I traced my template on the fabric with pencil and used pinking shears to cut them out to eliminate fraying.
I let them sit over night and thought hard about what word I wanted my doilies to say. I plan on using this in my living room on my mantel so I wanted it to be meaningful. Hmmmmmmm. The next night (after the kids were in bed), round 2 of painting began.....while watching none other than Bachelor Pad. Awesome! I can feel my brain rotting as I watch it, but I don't care. I'm hooked!!!
As some of you know, I have recently started my adventures with sewing. Seriously people! Sewing.is.HARD!
Rebecca, if you are reading this, why does the backside of my fabric look like this?????????????
Plan B??? Hand stitch a running stitch with embroidery thread. Not my first vision, but I think it turned out alright. See!!
Here's a close-up for ya...
And the big picture :)