Archive for December, 2008

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Sublime Stitching Gallery

December 15, 2008

Just checked Sublime Stitching website and my towel made it into the Gallery!! So exciting!  Check it out here!

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Krazy Kitchen Embroidery

December 13, 2008

While at Maker Faire 08, I took a little “demo” class with Jenny Hart of Sublime Stitching and fell in love with embroidery!!!

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I found her booth and purchased some embroidery patterns from her booth.

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It has been over a month and I decided to give them a try…

Aunt Pat had given me some Flour Sacks, but they too big for dish towels.  So, after washing them (to shrink them),  i cut them in half and hemmed the edges.

I decided to use the Krazy Kitchen pattern, so I ironed on the pattern onto my dish towel.

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I started to embroider and here is how it turned out!

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What do you think?

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Snoop on Martha

December 5, 2008

Last week on Martha Stewart she had on a very funny guests Snoop and Martha made mashed potatoes together. Not exactly on the topic of crafts, but still very funny…

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my feather headbands

December 4, 2008

I was bummed I wasn’t there to make the feather headbands with Jilly and Maureen.   Today I went to Hobby Lobby and was in pursuit of feathers!  I found the feather section and they had bags and bags of feathers!  I really liked the polka dot pheasant feathers.  Then i saw a feather pad (it has a piece of felt that the feathers are already attached to it.  So i began my solo project.

Here are my supplies: from top left

bag of feathers, feather pad, glue gun, assortment of headbands and a piece of felt.

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The first one i made was the feather wide headband…I attached multiple feathers directly to the headband.

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The next one, i took the polka dot feathers and attached them to the piece of felt…dsc03951

Then attached the pad to the headband.

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Then the last one, I used the premade feather pad and just attached it to the headband…

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I like how they all turned out.  I would like to experiment with other feathers.