A naughty fairy you ask? Let me explain. Back in 2017 I created the "Christmas" and "Snow" Angels with the promise of an update. Well in digitising and finishing off the update, a new angel with fairy wings I discovered she is inclined to misbehave in the hoop! To be sure that she gets a… Continue reading A naughty fairy for Christmas – a re-blog
a naughty fairy for Christmas – a re-blog
A naughty fairy you ask? Let me explain. Back in 2017 I created the "Christmas" and "Snow" Angels with the promise of an update. Well in digitising and finishing off the update, a new angel with fairy wings I discovered she is inclined to misbehave in the hoop! To be sure that she gets a… Continue reading a naughty fairy for Christmas – a re-blog
lace, hearts, bows and pearls to enhance your machine embroidery
In completing my 12th Romantic Crazy quilt block I decided to be more flamboyant than usual. After I had added the four pastel shades of silk dupion along with some lace to the base fabric and completed the embroidery, I searched for lots of silk ribbon, pearls, crystals and other items to embellish my block.… Continue reading lace, hearts, bows and pearls to enhance your machine embroidery
finishing my second Vintage sewing crazy quilt
Take a few pieces of gorgeous richly coloured dupion silk, along with some pretty shades of thread and some lace, that blend well and see how they turn out when stitched and embroidered as the new Romantic Crazy quilt with a vintage sewing theme... Over the last few weeks I have been perfecting the second vintage sewing crazy… Continue reading finishing my second Vintage sewing crazy quilt
a Celtic angel project
Since updating my Celtic Angel set I have been embellishing some of the angels I have created. This is the first one to be completed She was made with the smallest skirt panels which fit the 5" by 7" hoop. There are 4 skirt sections in this angel. The pieces were overlapped slightly and sewn on… Continue reading a Celtic angel project
my Celtic Angel (part 2)
My Celtic Angel is finished and here is one of my angels sitting on the embroidery unit of my machine. With all the designs in this set you can customise your very own angel. Add Madeira Lana hair as shown in this upper angel hanging on my tree. I love the off white version here and think… Continue reading my Celtic Angel (part 2)
embellishing a Celtic themed Crazy Quilt block
As Celtic embroidery fascinates me and I have several collections I thought it about time I created a crazy quilt block with a Celtic theme. There are some new designs within this block and some elements from Holly Bells, Celtic Heather, Celtic Ivy and Celtic Grace. Here is the smaller block which is 5" square.… Continue reading embellishing a Celtic themed Crazy Quilt block
Guidelines on using hot fix crystals!
When I first tried to attach hot fix crystals to my embroidery I have to confess that I was not that successful. I don't have a steady hand so it was a challenge. It is actually a matter of practise and well worth perfecting the process as it really can make a difference to your… Continue reading Guidelines on using hot fix crystals!
Repairing and embellishing my Crazy Quilt 3!
Earlier this month I shared my Romantic Crazy quilt 3 with you all and also disclosed that I made a serious mistake and had a gap to repair as I had attached insignificant fabric! This week I have been doing some serious embellishing so I thought I would explain firstly what I did to cover… Continue reading Repairing and embellishing my Crazy Quilt 3!
Poinsettia Promises Collection
I have enjoyed preparing this collection which consists of elaborate detailed Christmas designs. The final set for 12" by 8" hoops is being released today, January 13th, 2015. There are 10 big designs in this set and I think you will find lots of uses for them. There are several designs in this set that… Continue reading Poinsettia Promises Collection