When I first saw Madame Samm's stitchery challenge I thought how much fun it would be, and then reality set in. Super Power? Me? I love to quilt and craft and paint and write . . . the list goes on and on, but none of those things give me super power. As I poured myself another cup of coffee and pondered what it was that made me feel empowered, it hit me -- caffeine!
I love coffee! I am a true java junkie. It wakes me up in the morning, refreshes me in the afternoon, and soothes my weary self at night. I even cook with it. Who doesn't love mocha frosting on chocolate cake? I confess I even add it to stew, chili and gravy recipes for heartiness. So what would be more fitting than for me to choose coffee as my super power? Popeye had his spinach, Samson had his hair, and I have my coffee!
Armed with a strong cup of joe at hand, I began to sketch what I wanted as my Super Power banner. Satisfied with the drawing of my perk-y gal, I embroidered her on white cotton backed with a square of white felt as a stabilizer.
The embroidery went fairly fast since I mainly used the outline stitch. There is a small amount of fill-in work. Her pupils and head band pattern are French knots.
This is my first hop and it's been great fun. A big thank you to Pauline for organizing this hop, Madame Samm for the fun challenge, and DMC Threads for their sponsorship.
Thanks for stopping by. For more fun, check out the Super Powers of my fellow bloggers on today's list.