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Tag Archives: embroidery

Making The Mesh For Distortion – A Prayer For Zachary

16 Feb

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I’m totally cheating with my embroidery machine! It does the best applique! And for this project, it’s perfect. It’s almost comedic to look in my sewing room right now. It’s covered in ribbon, fabric scraps, thread, and starch based glue. I just buy Elmer’s by the gallon. They sell it at Walmart for like 10 dollars, and goodness knows I’m using it by the gallon. ‘A Prayer For Zachary’ did have to take a back seat this week with the blizzard we had, and I got a throat infection. It’s like this avian flu just won’t leave me alone. Don’t get sick, it’s for the birds… Literally! (More Pictures after the jump.)

Back to making this netting and tulle to distort the view of this quilt… Continue reading

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Midnight Secret Quilt – Progress

26 Jun

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It’s taking some time, but it’s getting there. I have about 50 more stars to embroider, and then I can bind it. I miss stippling. So much faster, but this does look way cooler.

The plan is, and I use the term ‘plan’ loosely, to release all of my embroidered quilting motifs online. Fingers crossed I’ll get around to it soon. We’re creeping up on the busy season at work, and I would like to get all of that out before I start working 60 hours a week again. Wish me luck!

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Started Quilting The Midnight Secret Quilt

23 Jun

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I’ve got stars for days! I’ve got about 70 more to put on, so this might be a while, but I can binge netflix while I do it, so I can’t complain too much. I’ve even got a beautiful backing for it! I’ll post another picture on Sunday with the progress. Wish me luck! Continue reading

Hell’s Kitchen: Quilting Finished

18 Jun

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IT took a while, and there are a few mistakes, but damn it, it looks good! This is the quilt that was quilted with my embroidery machine. There are a few vertical lines quilted into it, because I really wanted to keep the vertical aspects of the buildings evident. I’m just so in love with it, but now I cannot find a binding I like. I might have to go and get some solid black. (Don’t ask why I’m out of it; I have clearly been slacking on my inventory.) Well, now that I get to see it when it is done, I love the way the embroidery motif looks! It took about 20 hours to quilt it, but you know, it was totally worth it! I can’t wait to finish it, so I can take pictures of it to enter in shows.

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Fire Shot Down Like Rain

5 Dec

Just a fun embroidery that was finished a couple nights ago. I just really wanted to play with this 19wt thread I got, and it makes marvelous fire! I’m very excited by it. Now just to pick a frame. It’s for a 5×7 frame, and I know I have a crap ton of those around here somewhere… Just not sure where. Wish me luck!

I Love Good Reviews!

14 Aug

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I just love getting good reviews! These designs look so cute stitched out! Just wanted to share!

Check out the listing here!

Pokemon Go 6″ by 6″ Embroidery Designs

6 Aug

People have asked, and I have answered. I just added the 6″ by 6″ Pokemon Go Design set to my Etsy shop! I’ve gotten a few requests for the design set in the sizes I put on bath towels, and I went ahead and made the available for you! And don’t forget to send me pictures of what you are doing with the designs!

Click here for the 6″ by 6″ design set!

FYI – they fit in a 150mm by 150mm hoop, and come in multiple design formats for everyone’s machine!