Educational Lacing Cards
Today we are going to make Educational Lacing Cards. They are stitched out on felt and also backed with felt. The laces can be bought from toy shops and children’s educational supplies shops. They are absolutely necessary for the development of dexterity skills as well as hand-eye co-ordination. These are great gifts for parents and teachers alike as well as for selling at Craft-stalls.
Edufish Educational Fish Toy
Today we are going to make a lovely educational fish toy for a pre-schooler. You will need oddments of felt and thin batting. No need for stuffing! No additional sewing! A few safety-pins makes the little hanger. Everything is put together with a gluegun, which crafters always have! Both sides of each little animal are included. The little fishing-rod is made from a dowel, a length of wool and a magnet. The magnet
is hot-glued onto the wool. Super-easy
and lots of fun!
Continuous Quilt Sandwich
Today we are going to make a Continuous Quilt Sandwich using our embroidery machines. We will be using the placement method so you will need a printout of the Continuous Quilt design that you want to use. You will also need a ruler and a washable fabric marker to mark the placement of the design on your quilt. The quilt designs in this design set are in 4 hoop sizes: 5×5, 6×6, 7×7 and 8×8. You will need to match the
embroidery thread and bobbin to your fabric. Now choose your hoop size and format and load the design to your machine. No Stabilizer is needed.
College FSL Alpha
Today we are going to make a College FSL Alpha. These letters are super easy and quick to make with many fun ideas to use them.
ITH Bodice Closet Freshner
Today we are going to make the Bodice Hanger. This bodice hanger has a nifty pocket at the back, fill it with some scented petals or shavings and hang it in your closet for a soft fresh scent. Alternatively you can use it for a romantic gift holder for special gift vouchers on valentines day. Have fun with this funky boudoir project.
Cathedral Window Christmas Ornaments
Today we are going to make Cathedral Window Christmas Ornaments. Each design has an embroidered edge design in gold or coloured metallic thread. You will need 2 pieces of Christmas Fabric per design. 1 piece a dark piece of fabric
e.g. Red and the other piece a lighter contrasting piece e.g. cream.
These are a firm favourite at Craft Stalls and I have had requests for them –
so here they are!
3D Embroidered Tie-Backs
Today we are going to make cute 3D Embroidered Tie-Backs for curtains! They are so adorable! You will need a pair of strong magnets about 2cm in diameter for each tie-back and the tie-back stays in place. Mine are holding back lined curtains!!!! To make the embroidery “3D” you will need heavy duty Mounting Tape 2cm wide. This is for attaching the extra piece of embroidery to the tie-back. I used Contact Adhesive for attaching the magnets and the
ribbon to the embroidery.
Here we go!
ITH Coffee Cozy
Hi Crafty Embroiderers
Today we are going to make a ITH Coffee Cozy. This is a super easy and quick project to make. I used up some scrap pieces from the stash for this project.
The low stitch count makes it economic on thread and a quick stitch out.
These are great gifts to make for friends who are animal lovers or for craft fairs and animal welfare fund raisers.
Make Your Own 3D Fairy Wings
Hi Crafty Embroiderers
Today we are going to make some cute little 3D fairy wings. These are easy to make applique wings that can be attached to a onesie or other little clothes. Cute as a button these easy to make double sided applique fairy wings will be just the most adorable thing on onesies and little kiddie outfits, they can also be used on decorations like cushions, hanging charms,curtains or anything to creat that far away fairy land decor for a little
Placement For Large Quilt Blocks
Today we are going to make a large quilt block measuring 12″x12″/30cmx30cm when completed, using the Placement Method. It may seem quite daunting but I assure you, this method is easy and works very well.