Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Home Grown Tomatoes pincushion

Home Grown Tomatoes pincushion Tutorial by Aunt PittyPats
it is just the sweetest be sure to stop by her blog!!
http://auntpittypats.blogspot.com/2009/03/marthas-home-grown-tomatoes.html

WONDERFUL Tutorials!

here are some absolutely fantastic tutorials.
The first are from Lettie of polkadotpineapple
http://mousechirpy-polkadotpineapple.blogspot.com

How To Make T-Shirt Yarn
http://mousechirpy-polkadotpineapple.blogspot.com/2008/03/tutorial-t-shirt-yarn.html

Tutorial--Joining Fabric Yo-Yo's in Quilt Making

http://mousechirpy-polkadotpineapple.blogspot.com/2008/03/tutorial-joining-fabric-yo-yos-in-quilt.html


Handy Dandy Pincushion

http://mousechirpy-polkadotpineapple.blogspot.com/2008/06/tutorial-handy-dandy-pincushion.html


Folded Fabric Hexagon Yo-Yo

http://mousechirpy-polkadotpineapple.blogspot.com/2008/06/tutorial-folded-hexagon-yo-yo.html


Attaching a Fabric Yo-Yo By Sewing Machine

http://mousechirpy-polkadotpineapple.blogspot.com/2008/02/tutorial-attaching-fabric-yo-yo-by.html


Sweetheart Suzy' Flower Pin

http://mousechirpy-polkadotpineapple.blogspot.com/2009/01/tutorial-sweetheart-suzy-flower-pin.html


Fancy Facial Tissue Pocket

http://mousechirpy-polkadotpineapple.blogspot.com/2009/01/tutorial-fancy-facial-tissue-pocket.html



Heart To Heart Valentine Tufted Pin

http://mousechirpy-polkadotpineapple.blogspot.com/2009/01/tutorial-tea-tote.html


Pretty Posie Pushpins

http://mousechirpy-polkadotpineapple.blogspot.com/2009/03/pretty-posie-pushpins.html



Ruffled Flower Money Bouquet

http://mousechirpy-polkadotpineapple.blogspot.com/2009/02/ruffled-flower-money-bouquet.htm


Here is another wonderful tutorial from Sew Mamasew
Today’s Pincushion Organizer Project
http://sewmamasew.com/blog2/?p=765

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several really cool tutorials,... One Hour Craft,Crafting for the Imagination-Rich but Time-Poor
http://www.onehourcraft.com/?p=321

Sunday, March 29, 2009

Matyroshka Doll PinKeep

Matryoshka - nesting doll is the most famous Russian souvenir, which is popular with everyone, it is considered to be a phenomenon in the world culture. Here we represent matryoshkas made in different parts of Russia and also Russian traditional dolls which can tell you a lot about our history, customs and culture http://www.stpetersburger.com/html/matryoshkas.html
Matroyshka (pronounced "Matrushka") are Russian nesting dolls. The traditional version of these dolls are made out of wood and nest inside each other. They celebrate mamas & her babies!
Maize Hutton made her own version from felt. These are super simple to stitch up. Be creative! Add hair, beads, sequins, glitter, whatever! You can even enlarge the pattern if you wish to make your dolls bigger. http://maizehutton.blogspot.com/2007/01/matryoshka-doll-for-you.html

Matryoshka Doll Pattern

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Maize Hutton has created a cute Matryoshka pattern in felt
http://blog.craftzine.com/archive/2007/01/matryoshka_doll_pattern.html
Oh this would make an adorable PinKeep
Lauren of http://goodygoody.typepad.com
Created this sweet doll as a free pattern for us all..Thank You Lauren so much..ALL your patterns are just the sweetest!!
Go here to receieve Lauren's Matyroshka Doll pattern
http://goodygoody.typepad.com/goody_goody/2008/07/tgif-quickie-matyroshka-doll-tooth-fairy-pillow.html

Friday, March 27, 2009

Really Pretty PinKeep Free Patterns



Lots Free PinKeep patterns
Had to share this wonderful find. My friend Carla Finley of http://carlafinley.blogspot.com
had posted to a pincushion group this great site for free pinkeep patterns..Always a great gift to add along with a doll or apron or a swap your in.Or just fun to make and fun to give check thease out and Thanks bunches Carla.
Hugs Sherrie

Monday, March 16, 2009

Fat Cat Patterns

I have been looking and looking for tea pot and cup and saucers Appliqué
wow and double wow Fact Cat Patterns has them and their free!!
http://www.fatcatpatterns.com/for_her.htm

Fat Cat Patterns says:You have stumbled upon the jumbled up assortment of my quilting doodling. Each of the pictures on this site will link you to the PDF file for that appliqué pattern. The patterns are free. Just open the file and save it to your computer. My designs are simple and best suited for fusible machine appliqué. Need help with a special project? I cannot promise but I can always try, feel
You must visit!!! I use the Appliqués for my Aprons and dolls
well the use of them is high as the sky!
http://www.fatcatpatterns.com/

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

WhOooO !!!3rd blocks are out!

A Free Mystery Block of the Month from Bunny Hill Designs! Anne Sutton has
her new 3rd block is out and ready for down load!!
http://bunnyhilldesigns.com/
Gail Pan has her new 3rd block out and ready for down load!!!
http://gailpandesigns.typepad.com/

Thursday, March 5, 2009

Vintage Bluebird Cross Stitch & Embroidery Patterns


I LOVE Blue Birds any thing
Here is a free tutorial and Blue Bird weekly pattern (Free)
Go to
http://tipnut.com/bluebird-embroidery/
Here’s the latest embroidery pattern set I’ve chosen for the next vintage series to share, charming bluebirds–how nice to have ready for Spring! The birds are mainly worked in cross stitch. I believe this set is at least 60 years old (1940’s). There are seven different patterns for tea towels, one for each day of the week. This style of pattern is known as “Days Of The Week” or “DOW” dishtowel patterns but many used the designs for other things as well. http://tipnut.com/bluebird-embroidery/

Embroidering cutter quilts

I found this tutorial so interesting hope you do to ...Sherrie

On Feeling Stitchy, Shebrews shows you ideas on embroidering cutter quilts. The term "cutter quilt" is for a piece or section of vintage quilt that's still in great shape and can be used for a craft project. This piece above turns into a journal cover.
http://www.feelingstitchy.com/2009/02/embroiderying-cutter-quilts.html

She also has several other wonderful tutorials

Great Tutorials


 

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