This lovely sleeping mask was created by Bobbie Berry. It is wide enough to prevent light from coming in the sides.
Bobbie used the Ornate Font
to spell out Dream and one of the butterfly designs out of Butterfly Lace Medallions Set
Below you may read the instruction which Bobbie has kindly put together, describing how to sew this sleeping mask.Items needed:
1/4 yd top fabric, fleece. lining, organdy for butterfly designs
1 yd ribbon for ties
Ornate Font Butterfly Lace Medallions SetInstructions:
Draw pattern. Dimensions Bobbie used are 13" x 5 1/2". This allows mask to cover enough area on the sides to prevent light filtering in.
Stitch the "Dream" lettering on fabric before cutting out. Cut one piece of fabric, fleece and lining.
Pin and stitch fleece to wrong side of top section. (The embroidered piece.)
Cut "tie ribbons" and stitch to either side of mask.
Right sides together, stitch lining to front piece, leaving open at one side for turning right side out. Turn and blind stitch opening.
Hoop 2 layers WSS and stitch butterfly designs.
Cut away excess WSS and wash out remaining WSS.
Lay flat to air dry.
When dry, cut away organdy fabric, leaving a small amount (see photo)- be sure to not cut embroidery threads
Arrange butterfly patches on mask and hand stitch using invisible thread.