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11  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Embroidered Spirograph Hat and Patches (picture heavy) on: March 20, 2006 06:07:38 PM
 Grin  I love, LOVE LOVE this idea!!!
The patch you made with the red verigated is AWESOME!!
Also $ Tree has spirograph like toys. You have to do them kinda slow so it dosen't skip & jump...but they do work.
12  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: Fat Girl/Guy Swap Round 2 Gallery on: March 18, 2006 08:09:35 PM
Oh! I hope granny gets to feeling better very, very soon...

The "love your peaches" thing is from the Steve Miller song "the Joker"... the full line is "really love your peaches, wanna shake your tree." Peaches are sweet and round and juicy and so are we! So that's where it's from...

Thank y'all for the compliments... the journal is just a paper bag album with various papers and goodies added...

<3 love and best wishes for y'all.



www.LoveYourPeaches.com  is an AWESOME plus & supersize clothing site.  Hert stuff it incredible, she uses great fabrics, fun styles... check it out girls!
13  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Discussion and Questions / Re: Color recomondations?? on: March 17, 2006 06:09:54 PM
 Wink   Thank you.  Yes If I am going to put in the work I want it to last & look good.  So ... do oyu think I should use like all the same shades like just one green, one blue & onew gold  oor mix the sheades & use colors that are close, like two greens just a shade or two off?? 
... oh so many things to ponder.   lol      Which is funny cause i told my Gram I didn;t want to try cross stich kits because I'd want to choose my own colors. LOL

14  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Party Planning / Re: Italian mob 30th Birthday Party on: March 17, 2006 07:40:23 AM
Make sure you ave appropriate music playing! Tony, Dean & Frank baby!

Also see if you can find the poster of Frank Sinatra's mug shot!

ask the guys to wear pinky rings!  (tee hee)

15  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Party Planning / Re: planning for Heroes and Villains (30th Birthday) on: March 17, 2006 07:21:50 AM
SOUNDS LIKE FUN!
WALMART & OTHER PLACES TOO...HAVE $1 A YARD FARBICS.... HAVE A MAKE YOUR OWN CAPE (or mask) CONTEST?  GRAB CHEAP TRIMS WHEN YoU SEE THEM. You know the 88 cent hanks of lace & ric rack, cpnstruction paper. Grabb some kids scissorss & elmers glue.
As a prize give a hoohed towel cape. (Martha Did them a while ago in her kids magazing)


Music:  Hero from SPiderman 2, Krptonite, I will survive,

http://www.ugo.com/channels/comics/heroMachine2/heromachine2.asp  This is fun, design your own superhero. Would be fun for invites or to print up & decorate with.

16  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Discussion and Questions / Re: Corpse Bride Butterfly on: March 16, 2006 10:44:10 AM
Thank you ...  exactly what i was looking for. You know I was on the site & so so concentrated lookin at the actual photos that i didn;t even see the butterflys in the border there.  LOL  I have a long sleve black button down that i think would be really pretty with a few butterflys on it. 
17  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Discussion and Questions / Re: embroidering on flannel? on: March 16, 2006 10:09:40 AM
Mieka: Thank you!   

The reson I wanted to do flannel was couse it was on sale very cheap ...  But if I have to add extra products it may not be worth it.  But I saved the tips for later use. Wink
18  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Discussion and Questions / Color recomondations?? on: March 16, 2006 10:07:59 AM
Hello I have this pattern:  http://www.colonialpatterns.com/images/HIT105/3937.gif     
Aunt Martha  "Handome Peacock"  # 3937    He is BIG  abt 16 x 20 inches. It will take me a long time... I'm sure. I'll do it till i get bored, then come vack to it.
I'm going to stich on a flour sack (I think) towel to frame.

I'm looking for color suggestions. I'll be using DMC brand.
I've not worked with metallic thread yet ... I'm want to try some small stuff with that & see how that goes first. Iw as thinking on some of the feathers like maybe a few in the upper tier, doing 1 strand of metallic & 1 strand or reg. thread. Any one tired this?

Also anyother suggestion, a flour scak towel ok to be framed?


Thanks for any tips or imput.



19  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Discussion and Questions / Re: need help with embroidery motifs on: March 15, 2006 11:07:34 PM
Maybe you could do a search for Mehendi Patterns? Is that the style you are looking for?

http://web.nwe.ufl.edu/~jane/mehndi_art/patterns.gif
http://web.nwe.ufl.edu/~jane/mehndi_art/patterns2.gif
http://www.mybindi.com/weddings/festivities/mehndipatterns3.cfm
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/what/lineart/index.html
http://www.rupalpinto.com/mehndi/designmand.html
http://www.tottentileworks.com/samples/persian_hex.html

Also Sublime stiching has a pattern, with an indian feel.  =)         http://www.sublimestitching.com/omsweetom.html       
20  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Discussion and Questions / Re: Flamingo pattern on: March 15, 2006 10:44:10 PM
I did a search in Yahoo images for flamingo...lots come up, if you print you should be able to trace onto you project. 

http://www.vistainternetproducts.com/flamorph.htm
http://www.midwest-plaza.com/images/4444_flamingo.JPG
http://www.rglobal.net/user/neonarts/images/Baby%20Flamingo.jpg
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