These are all quite high density stitches - even the "Dad" card - so I couldn't stitch them directly on to the card.
I used a double layer of stabiliser for the first two, then cut it out and stuck it to the card with Pritt. It was impossible to get it flat and unpuckered.
I guess I'll have to rely on "the thought counts"
A father's day design (for my dad, obvs). The letters came from Britt Designs http://www.britt-designs.com/Pages/DreamsofSpringAlphabet.aspx)
Then a "thank you card" for a fellow chicken keeper who is doing me an immense favour on Sunday:
I read on one of the Facebook groups that felt works better. Felt isn't cheap, but I did happen to have a few rolls (bought from the excellent www.paper-and-string.co.uk. This lady is now my first port of call for anything felt-y).
I didn't have much white, so I picked a colour I had quite a lot of, and made this for my brother:
The rest of my embroidery stuff this week has been related to a banner, I've sill got lots to do so it may be some time before I get to post a pic.