Friday, December 24, 2010

Christmas Stockings

This year, I finished #4 of 5 stockings.  The first one pictured is the one I just finished.

Monday, December 6, 2010

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Princess Dresses and Musketeer Tunic

Need an Apron?

Looking for your next apron?  I have the perfect one!!  It's by Sense and Sensibility Patterns - the Edwardian Apron.  It covered wonderfully!!  No more flour on my shirts or skirts!  (A took this picture - getting pretty good)

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Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Embroidery Designs

Z LOVES Spiderman.  He has spiderman sheets.  He wants spiderman curtains.  Since our windows are rather short - only 64 inches - I decided to try and made him some.  We found some pretty - on the computer - embroidery designs.  So, we purchased some heavy duty, plain colored material and appliqued some spiderman material on it and started embroidering Spiderman.  Unfortunately, these designs did NOT come from my favorite embroidery design spot - Star Bird Designs.  I couldn't find any from the places I like to buy.  So, I purchased from someone who said they designed the patterns themselves.  They sure did!!  They are awful!  And I can't leave feedback on the purchase site.  (For your information, here's the link I used - don't you make the same mistake either I've tried to sew out 4 of them.  What's wrong the designs?  All the colors aren't coming together as they should and the colors overlap so much that it dulls my needles after the 2nd color.  Not fun having to keep rethreading the machine.  No, I'm not taking the hoop off during sewing and the needles aren't breaking (just the thread) and none of the threads have gotten caught in the embroidery foot (which has happened and will pull the material out of the hoop).  I have been able to correct some of them, but this last one was uncorrectable!  What a waste of time and money!!!!

So, we are back to the drawing board on the curtains.  I'm thinking of just getting the panels that match the sheets, even if they are too long, and be done with it.
Spiderman - the blue isn't matching
the rest of the body

Prairie Girls

"Laura", "Mary", and "Carrie"

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Personalized Laundry Bags

I made this from a canvas painting tarp.  I embroidered the name on and then assembled the bag.  I added a gathering string with I've knotted and glued.  $20 per bag.

Modest Swimwear

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Diaper Bags

Here is the diaper bag I made for one of my sisters: it has 4 pockets on the inside and 2 cell phone type pockets on the outside.  I included 2 little carry bags which attach to the big bag with small hooks.  I also added 2 extra hooks for things like keys (which I kept loosing in my 1st few diaper bags).  This bag closes with a magnetic clasp.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Shopping Cart Cover

Shopping Cart Cover I made for my one of my sisters.

Embroidery Flour Towels

$25 for all 5 + shipping, in color of choice; machine embroidered on white flour sack towels approximately 30"x30"
(the pots and pans are embroidered on one towel, but can be seperated onto two for same price).  I accept paypal or cash (for local)