One of my personal goals this year is to do more creative projects. In an effort to get into a groove with it – and because structure helps me function – I decided to assign a monthly theme to base the projects around. This month, the theme is goats. Why goats? Funny you should ask. It ended up being goats by default due to a Spoonflower fabric design contest I entered (more on that in a future post). But, goats have loomed large in the Ramparts consciousness lately.
So, I decided to create a goat embroidery pattern based on the style of these vintage Vogart embroidery patterns. We brainstormed ideas for what goats are most well known for, and landed on stubborn or horny (because they have horns…get it?). Since we are apparently both still 12 years old, horny won.
A fun fact we learned in researching goats: both male and female goats can have horns.
Drawing the pattern was a collaborative effort – which is always tricky, as neither of us has any patience for creative endeavors. If something isn’t perfect within the first 5 minutes, we tend to flip tables. Thankfully, this went pretty smoothly.
Click here to download the Free PDF Pattern Vintage-Inspired Goat Embroidery pattern.
If you decide to stitch this up, please let us know – it would thrill us to no end!
What have you been working on lately?