Here's another horse especially for toogie. The dowel is a 1" size. You make a stuffed little round pillow that you attach to the dowel with strong thread. You can also use glue in addition to the thread. This is what is placed in the horses head af
I made these for Carmen and Jethro as a going away gift. Their family has been staying with us for the past seven months. They head out to Florida this weekend. I bought the pattern from an Etsy merchant at the link below.
My deaf-blind grandson has had a blanket since he was three when he was adopted by my daughter and son-in-law. She asked if I could salvage any of it. It was not much more than a rag. The four whitish squares with the black redwork type designs are the
I'm afraid that I can't get enough of Embroidery Library's butterfly sketch. I love that design. Here it is in two more projects. A doorstop for my daughter in Texas and a pillow for a birthday gift for an old (in both senses of the word)friend.
I embroidered a Celtic knot on the dress of Merida that I made for Carmen. Just another of the many dress-up clothes I hope to make for her. She is modeling it for us in this photo that my daughter took. I put it here instead of into Sewing because of
I've been kept very busy with caring for the grand-kids while they are living with us. Carmen will turn three next week. She loves to dress up, so I made her this Belle dress for her during their nap times. It took way longer to make than when I have
A few projects I've been working on. Daughter and SIL have returned from 2 1/2 years in Austria and are here for an extended stay of several months, so I try to keep the grand-children supplied with items to keep them busy. I also made a cloak for Jeth
Here's the information for the Cutie who asked about when to add the poker chip to an embroidered stuffed item. You add it after the stuffing but before you sew the turn through area closed. Here are a couple of pictures to help you visualize the proc
You can often take an applique design and turn it into a soft felt stand up toy. That's what I did here with this design. Again, I use the poker chip to allow it to stand up. Large flat coat buttons would also work. I like using plastic for that w