I Made This: La Patisserie Embroidery

In just a few short weeks I will have a beautiful new niece. She will be the first child of either of my brothers and I couldn't be more excited. I had to bust out my embroidery hands and start making her some stuff. I found in A's closet an Aden + Anais blanket in white that we never used or even washed. It was brand new, and I thought why not make the blanket a little sweeter (pun … [Read more...]

Embroidered Chihuahuas – I Made This

I made a tank top with embroidered Chihuahuas for my very oldest and dearest friend. I have to say that I never thought I'd write a sentence that actually contained the words: embroidered Chihuahuas, but here I am. Michelle and I have been friends for 20 years, and we've shared a lot together. She is the sister I never had. For her birthday I decided to finally make her the embroidered Chihuahua … [Read more...]

Hand Embroidery – A Little Birdie Told Me

Making these hand embroidered onsies, I affectionately call a little birdie told me, was a labor of love. My cousin is having her first baby, and it's a girl. I'm so excited because growing up she was the closest I had to a sister. All of the patterns are from Etsy shop revi1001. This Mom and Birdie pattern was made for this special occassion. I couldn't resist doing this one for her as I … [Read more...]

Little Red Riding Hood Embroidery – I Made This

My college roommate/best friend, who I also happened to live with after college had her second little girl. I made her a hand embroidered outfit, with a Little Red Riding Hood pattern, from Etsy seller A Little Sweetness. I Made This: This is the whole outfit This is the long sleeve onsie close-up. The cuff of he red pant. I used the flowers and mushrooms from the pattern. (sorry this picture … [Read more...]

I Made This: Hoo’s 2?

My friend Marie's little girl will be 2 this weekend.  Her theme for the birthday party is owls, so I decided that I would embroider a shirt for her birthday.  I used a back stitch, split stitch and stem stitch on this owl pattern.  I found this pattern on Q is For Quilter's Flickr photostream. … [Read more...]

I Made This: Monkeying Around

If you were a X-Files watcher (yes I'm outing myself) you'll remember that at the end a little kids voice said "I Made This".  It was for the production company like "sit Uboo sit" after Family Ties.  Again, aging myself.  If you have no idea what the Family Ties reference is you are very young.  Now you know why I named this "I Made This" and will be doing that with all of my own craft projects.  … [Read more...]

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