Tuesday, August 19, 2014

2 Creative Chicks - Challenge #17 "Decorate a Dish/Tea/Jelly Roll Towel"

It's time for another challenge over at 2 Creative Chicks.

Purchased Towel
Wonder Under
Drawn Design
Transfer Paper
Acrylic Paints
Paint Brushes
Sewing Machine

 For my towel I purchased a plaid towel at Dollar Tree for $1.00 (I really love the the pretty plaid). I cut a piece of muslin a little wider than the towel, I drew out my design and transferred it to my muslin. I hand painted the design with acrylic paint and when dry I heat set it with the iron, (acrylic paint is permanent when dry). I then used Wonder Under  to attach the painted muslin piece to my towel and then I machine stitched all around the edges of the muslin.

I love how my towel turned out, I my just have to make some more for the Holidays.

Onto the challenge info. Hop on over and link up today.
Friday, August 1
Ends: Sunday, August 31

Hugs Pam

Monday, August 18, 2014

Scarecrow Doll

Doll Pattern- Sweet Meadows Farm
Muslin fabric
Various fabrics for clothes
Rib knit for socks and cuffs of gloves
Acrylic paints and paint brushes
Poly fiber fill
Cotton twine
Coffee for dying fabric
Paste shoe polish for distressing
Cinnamon powder for distressing (smells good too!).
Sewing machin

I could not find child size cotton garden gloves so...... I used my Silhouette machine and a file for a garden glove and made gloves/hands.

I hope I haven't forgotten anything. I really love my scarecrow and his chicken. There is supposed to be a crow on his hat but I thought he was cute like he is. I may still make the crow and add it. It so I will post an update.

I hope you like him as much as I do.

I am working on some more amazing dolls (found some great patterns) that I can't wait to share with you over the next few months when I am finished with them. They are for Halloween and 


Hugs Pam


Saturday, August 2, 2014

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