A friend of mine lost her 17 years old son years ago. Last year she asked me to make little teddy bears out of his spring jacket. (Her son would be 40 today, and she had kept the jacket all these years) She wanted her other three grown up children to have
Good morning Cutties. I'm adding my paper cone wreaths project to my garden. When I saw this beautiful project on the net, I had to try it. I used old books, magazines, and scrapbook paper that I had. It took me a little while to understand the technique
I thought I would share a picture of our creation. This bowl is made of concrete using a rhubarb leaf. My husband makes them and I paint them. . This little hobby makes us spend a lot of time together. We make them in our garage, (we are retired). I alway
This is the place where you can show off, right? (lol) This past Xmas I made over 20 beautiful father Xmas for our community Xmas fair. On some, I added an embroidery design on the coat. Never thought I would love my embroidery machine as much as I do. S
Crochet Potholder In the 70s, my mother-in-law taught me how to make these potholders. She did not have a name for it. So I looked up "wiggly" pot holder on the net. And there they were. While watching Downton Abbey this week, I made these. They are
I'm starting a new thread because so many of you asked a lot of questions about our concrete bowls and I'm loosing track of the questions.<br /><br /> How thick are they: they are about 1 " thick in the bottom to about 1/2 inch thick on the sides.<b
Here is a little shoe bag I made with embroidery for a wonderful friend. I just loved the shoes. I deleted this file by mistake. I guess I won't be doing another one. Carole NB canada. (By the way how many cuties are from Canada?)
Lap Quilts for my Grandchildren. Each of my grandchildren (all under 9 yrs. old) had a request for the embroidery on their quilts.
When our son got married, we hosted the wedding in our backyard. The bride's theme was black and white. I made this cake (first attempt at making a cake and last one) and it met her expectation. This cake is not edible. By all means it's not perfect but
Had to get rid of slippery cushions off my kitchen chairs, rocking chair and any other chairs I had. I just went crazy with the hammer and nails. I had a great teacher, my friend Michelle - French Flair. You can see some of her work on houzz. http://www.h
Has anyone ever attempted to embroider on toilet paper? This is so easy, fast and fun. the look on people's face when they see that is priceless.
This is my attempt at making corners. This gorgeous little cat with butterflies was a freebie on Kreative Kiwi, based in New Zealand. I've embroidered this little cat on card stock for a card. Turned out beautiful. I've included the link.
Teddy Bear. On this teddy bear, I embroidered the cutest freebie daisy designed by sweet heirloom. I added a little fabric flower for the necklace. I covered the flower center button with the same fabric.
Today, I've made myself a promise. I will get rid of most of my scraps before attempting a new project. I decided to make scrappy blocks and put them nice and neat in a pizza box. My pizza box should hold up to a 16" X 16" block. This way the blocks wi
I was asked to come up with an inexpensive idea for our ladies night workshop. I chose to do a table centerpiece "top hat". I did not invent the idea, I saw something similar on the net. (Just love the net) Everyone went home with their own creation. I