by peafarm 11d ago

Face mask-was so proud of my merging designs, rotating slightly, mirror imaging and I hadn't worked on this stuff for a long time. I even managed to figure out how to delete colors I didn't think I needed--used a Cuties mask shape and a couple of designs from a birthday going online now. Well I accidentally deleted a color I needed to had to delete from the opposite side of mask also. Then I hit the backing stuff with hot steam iron that I used to hide the bobbin and yet keep mask light enough and breathable and commenced to melting a couple holes in the back. Not too smart--fall off a horse and get back on when I can.

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by blueeyedblonde 4d ago

Beautiful job!

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peafarm by peafarm 2d ago

Thank you. I think you digitize also. Think I have seen some of your designs, 'I think'.

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by pennifold 4d ago

WOW! Patti this is simply stunning. Sorry you had issues faith it. If you hadn’t said anything I wouldn’t have known. And you’ve made 300 masks wow again! So glad you are doing ok. Keep resting in between all your sewing. Love Chris

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peafarm by peafarm 2d ago

As I am the only one to sew in this entire family of mine and my husbands I felt the need to supply most with masks. Mailed out to some I don't see often. I called it quits but then the beauty of the designs came in the way of Birthday on line freebies. Beautiful set. I just had to have a fancier mask. I am trying one now with Dracula mouth since I have to go give blood and have Covid testing before surgery. Ran into a snag on that but should have at least turned my machine on today to get the red lips done. I forget what I did on the original mask so I will finish the embroidery and then do the satin stitching upstairs on my sewing machine to finish it up. Thought this kind of mask fitting--Halloween and Dracula since giving blood.

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by lidiad 5d ago

You have made an elegant mask, Patti! Well done.
Best wishes and hugs, Lidia

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peafarm by peafarm 2d ago

Thanks Lidia---I have viewed your designs in the photo section of graceful. Always beautiful and elegant.

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by rachap 9d ago

This is a really pretty mask! We do learn more from our mistakes than when things go smoothly so you probably won't do that again!!Good job.

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peafarm by peafarm 5d ago

Isn't that the truth. I just don't get a lot of time or am so tired I don't feel like sitting and concentrating on software and what to do with it. Just now trying to get my many many projects under somewhat control and finished. Clear them out so to speak.

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by brendalea 10d ago

Very pretty mask. Happy Stitching :-)

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peafarm by peafarm 5d ago

I enjoy seeing your creations also. Thank you.

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by noah 10d ago

Oh My Pea Farmer it is lovely hugsxxx

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peafarm by peafarm 5d ago

Hi Carolyn--I am not able to get on here as often. I've made stuff and forget either to get pictures or have the time to myself for posting. Thank you for saying. I'll get around to another, just not at the moment. I've have made over 300 masks though for family members and a few for ourselves and swore not any more but.....well pretty designs.

noah by noah 3d ago

i made lots of masks to but that's it i am sick of them 4 sure lol

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by basketkase 10d ago

Gorgeous!

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peafarm by peafarm 10d ago

Thank you Vicki. I have lots of trials and errors.

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by bemara 11d ago

it looks elegant, great :-)

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peafarm by peafarm 10d ago

Thank you. Labor of love I can tell you that.

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by pennyhal2 11d ago

Now, this is taking masks to a whole new level! You determination to get it done the way you wanted is admirable. I once hit a project with a hot steam iron and melted the batting and fabric to the iron. I had to throw the project out.

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peafarm by peafarm 10d ago

Believe me, I know what you're saying. So many different kinds of supplies and I still get surprises.

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by sonjapotgieter 11d ago

Still very Pretty!!!Great work!!!

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peafarm by peafarm 10d ago

Thank you. I didn't know if I could mention the place where I got the design BD freebies.

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by dailylaundry 11d ago

This looks so pretty!! I don't see any imperfections!!

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peafarm by peafarm 10d ago

Thank you.

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by asterixsew Moderator 11d ago

Well if I had just seen your mask I would be unaware of the problems you had with it. Well done on keeping going and reaching a great completion.

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peafarm by peafarm 10d ago

Goodness, I've been slowly working on Christmas present, sewing and embroidery with a peppering of a new mask for me. When I get these 2 great grand dresses complete I will post in sewing category. Lots of little centers to embroider on Organza for my pinwheel trims-hey post it here too if these little centers turn out. As it is I get so tired so fast.

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by mrskiki 11d ago

Lovely! I think the designing part is one of my favorite parts of the project. You probably do not need to cover the back side with anything. Hugs. Nan

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peafarm by peafarm 10d ago

No probably not. I purchased something I thought would work perfect for my light weight cutaway. It will work, just not with an iron! lol

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by dragonflyer 11d ago

Great job, Patti!

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peafarm by peafarm 10d ago

Thanks Kim. As you said, I hadn't posted anything in a long while---I think my brain kind of went stale.

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by cj2sew 11d ago

The design is really beautiful.

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peafarm by peafarm 10d ago

They are 2 designs that are from a BD celebration getting ready to close. I don't think I am allowed to say where. But thank you so much.

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by babash 11d ago

Looks so classy I love it.
How did you do you changing colours and merging? Most software has a undo button for when you don't like a change you made.

Even with all you say went wrong it looks perfect to me.

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peafarm by peafarm 10d ago

Ha ha, I didn't realize I took a color away that was needed until I stitched out one design and noticed the crosshatch was gone as the person digitized it. I had mirror imaged and rotated the original design and in the final process of deleting what I thought as unnecessary [because of the way I was doing the mask I eliminated the color for the second crosshatch design. So had to pay attention and not stitch it out on the opposite side. Boy if my attention was in the software first I'd have had this licked. But the final straw was in melting my holes in the backing. It will still work as a wearable mask. Too pooped to do it again right now. Reading all this insurance stuff at this time of year makes me tired. But thank you so much for your kind words.

sewmadau by sewmadau 10d ago

It looks perfectly beautiful to me. Can relate Oh can I relate, understand about being tired so well. Really, really Beautiful, why do we find faulty with our work, if you did not mention it nobody would have noticed.

peafarm by peafarm 5d ago

I feel confessing helps me, lol and maybe someone will take pity and give me some lessons......I live in the boonies though and don't get out much! I have to learn online and at the moment can't concentrate on reading material--Pictures, lots of pictures!!

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