• Embroidery

    Mountain embroidery hoop

    After my last post introducing my new etsy shop – Melted Marshmallow – I wanted to share one of my current favourite embroideries. I used a lovely dark blue 100% cotton fabric and was a bit daring and I didn’t use a pattern and freehand embroidered these lovely mountains.  I used a lighter blue anchor thread and used satin stitch to make the mountains.  White anchor embroidery thread was perfect for the snow, moon and stars.   It is a lovely 4″ size, looks stunning both on a shelf or hung as a piece of wall art. Here are some pics – if you like this please like it on my…

  • Embroidery

    Exciting News – Etsy Shop

    Hey everyone *exciting news* I’ve opened an etsy shop. Yay. It’s called Melted Marshmallow. (I couldn’t get The Melted Marshmallow, boo). My shop is displaying embroidery hoop art and framed baby gifts I have started making. The next post will introduce you to my embroidery journey. I really hope you will love these as much as I do – please let me know. I started embroidering a few months ago after falling in love with some fabulous hoop art on Pinterest.  If you follow me on Instagram @rachel_vass you will have been joining me on this journey, the highs and the lows! Here are some of the embroidery goodies in…