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Sunday, May 28, 2006

OK so I made this to put over emaly's Pics in the hall. I really like it but.........Im frustrated cux I thought I had it centered in the hoop but apparently not. I also dont understand why this couldnt fit in my smaller hoop but it made me use the bigger hoop which frustrated me too. you can still see some of my blue ink pen, i thought i got it out but it reappeared....I plan to make the other kids one too. And one for downstairs saying hurst family.

Thursday, May 25, 2006

Here is my friendship square completed!:) Cheers!

My latest embroidery project. A clock face. This was soo difficult. I ended up having to split the design but didnt have that capibilites so i had to download free version of embird to do it. I dont think i will do this as a business unless I ever figure out this better. plus it took over two hours to get this done. IM happy with it though.

Here is a picture of it up close. You can see where it didnt quite meet up in the middle but at least its still useuable, just not sellable....

Monday, May 22, 2006

HERE IT IS!!!! Im soo happy to be done with this, this has taken me soo long but here it is.... I so happy with it, Sebastian picked this out of a book and I was lucky enough to find the same colors as the book to use in this amazing bear paw pattern. If you look in the archives you can see the pic of what it is suppose to look like and I think I pulled it off. I did some straight line stitching and some stippling in the big black area and the last blue row too. Andy and I think this is the best ive done so far. Oh and I used mock binding......yippee!!!!!!! now onto more projects....:)

Sunday, May 21, 2006

blurry but taken without the flash.

Here is the embroidery I did on it. You can also see some of the stipple work I did.

Close up of the center of the quilt, see the bear paws?

Here is picture of the back of the quilt, funny thing is I guess black does have a right and wrong side, cux this is the same fabric yet they look like two different shades in the picture, its more noticeable in pic than is real life.....

Here is the quilt on Sebastians bed.

Saturday, May 20, 2006

My label came today! Its blurry, oh well but its soo pretty, cant wait to use them!:) thanks for the link Jenn they do a great job!

Thursday, May 18, 2006

Here are the vases I made mom for Mothers Day. She said she loves them...:)

Sunday, May 14, 2006

IM soo excited, I had my first Quilt nite. This is at my house, I picked a pattern and everyone brought their machines and the fabric I told them to get. We made a quilt top. I need to go get pictures of there baby blanket size quilt. We got the squares all made but not together. I had 4 women come, Stephanie didnt bring her machine, she wanted to watch and socialize but she crocheted. I think everyone had fun, Ketas machine messed up on her so she ended up going to buy a new machine. Keta also showed us how to make yarn Lei's so be on the look out for next years Christmas It was fun to share my love of quilting with other women, hadnt ever used her machine so she was very pleased with herself. :)

Stephanie crocheting and enjoying the company.

Andrea, Chandra and Keta sewing away.....:)

Thursday, May 11, 2006

Here is a free design that is part of a pack that i want to buy and make for someone....I love how it looks!:)

Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Tada! The flag one is Sebastians and the other is Leias.

Here are trins new training pants:)

Here is the back of Trinitys new training pants:)

Tuesday, May 02, 2006

Today My friend Monica invited me and another lady to her house to learn to knit. Yea I can knit now. She loaned me her needles couldnt find any on the island and some wool yarn. Here is what Ive done on it so far. Im going to take it out though and cast on 20 instead of 10 and make a washcloth. Once Ive got this down really well, she will teach me how to purl. This was the English method.

a little better pic

I just realized Monica didnt make it into any of these pictures.

Notice the concentration

OK so here we are knittin away

The kiddos eatin lunch, Monica made Homemade mac n cheese!


Had to take a nursing break

Monday, May 01, 2006

Well I made this to experiment with. I want to make these to sell and possibly to expand and make cloth books about babies birth. I need to make each of the kids one so that I can hang these over their pictures in the hall:) Oh and I messed up the first time and put my Bday on it instead of Leias and had to seam rip it out, boy was that hard then realign it and do over the number date. Messed up that and had to do it again, but here it is, im not touchin it

This is the quilt that my neighbor asked me to make for her friend who is having a baby. She bought all the materials and is paying me to make the blanket. I embrodierd the name and year. Once agian it is the H block, she picked it out and its pooh like the one I made for a friend. I guess Pooh is popular! I also used mock binding on this, I plan to do mock binding on sebastains too.

Back of the quilt

My tag, ANdy says that I shouldnt put it on there, when I showed the lady she said "whats that" I told her and she said " oh ok".... should I ask her if she wants me to take it off?

close up of the back

close up of front stitching