Sunday, February 20, 2011

a little bit of sewing for a change

I love painting and ceramics...but sometimes its good for me to do something different.  I've really enjoyed my sewing machine lately and thanks to some of my blogger friends, came up with these creations:

Dana at Dana-made-it has an awesome tutorial on these cute summer/spring/whenever ruffled scarves.  They are GREAT for gifts and really easy for beginners!  Check out the tutorial!

The idea for these Romantic Ruffled Bracelets came from Beverly at Flamingo Toes...check out the tutorial which is also super easy!  Thanks Beverly!

This is a frame a painted and antiqued with a flower made out of muslin.  I used the same idea for the flower that Beverly gave in her tutorial...except I added some embroidery thread around a hand-made ceramic bead.  So fun!

Did you know that when melted, polyester fabric makes awesome ruffled petals that make a cute flower?            I got this idea from Angela on her post about creating Floppy Flowers.  You have to check it out!

I would love for you to share your sewing creations!  Always looking for more great ideas:-)

Happy Monday everyone!

Today I'm joining these parties:

The Newbie Party at Debbiedoo's

Amaze Me Monday at Dittle Dattle

Metamorphosis Monday at Between Naps on the Porch


  1. You are so crafty and creative. I have to learn to sew. Nice work:)XO
    thanks for joining my party...enjoy!!~

  2. Simply lovely. The cuff is chic.

  3. Love the scarf and picture frames!! Adorable!!

  4. Awesome scarf!! I wish I could sew!
    I'm following you, and I'm here from Debbies partyy!

  5. These are so cute! I love the scarves and bracelets, thanks so much for the link! I love the way the bracelets turned out - they are both so cute!

  6. I really need to get over my HomeEc trauma in the 8th grade and learn to sew. Great job!

  7. Your project is great and would love for you to link up to my Saturday Spotlight Linky Party @ SAS Interiors. Check it out this Saturday:

    Jenna, SAS Interiors

  8. These are all so pretty! So glad I found your blog. I really like it!!

  9. Love, Love, Love! the scarf!! Everything is so cute:) How did you make the scarf . . . w/ the elastic thread or the "old-fashioned way"?

  10. Aimee,
    Thanks! I made the scarf with elastic thread--I linked to a tutorial I found at Dana-Made-it's blog. You should check it out!

  11. This is my daughter!
    You're great!