Well, my first effort with Cindy was underwhelming. I was underwhelmed. Whelmed with under, even.
Don't like the slapped on, sitting on top effect. I hate the way it's going to come off/apart after a few washes. Looks like everything else I've ever seen on Etsy. She needs to integrate more. I stalked off to change the bedsheets. Not happy. Not one little bit.
What if.... I used the same technique as I used for the 15 rupees? Quilt it in, till it moves with the rest of the fabric. Quilting is a Great Unifier. Don't worry about edges. Let em be raggedy. Very Japanese. Very nowtro.
It takes longer. Much. Longer. There's a lot of turning, and flattening, and you have to go slowly, so as not to hit the sequins. And knit fabric is slippy. But I think the extra effort shows.
Of course, it has also been said that I like to make things hard for myself. And that I oversew. Which is also true.
Anywhere, it feels nice to wear.
I say that from personal experience.
And she's as solid as a rock on that shirt. She's not going anywhere.
Off to have a think about thread colour possibilities. I think an outline in the shirt colour might be in order...
Feel free to jump in and offer suggestions. I'm all ears...