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1  Happy Day Hoop in Needlework: Completed Projects by mrs.turner on: September 29, 2014 12:07:43 PM
I've been working on a certain hoop and I finally finished it yesterday. It was inspired by something very specific, a song by two very special ladies. I designed the pattern myself using a vintage flower pattern provided by French Knots and three little words in my new favorite font.
 


The Inspiration
Barbra is a guest on The Judy Garland Show in the year 1963. They sung a "mash up" before "mash ups" were even a thing. (Thanks Glee.) This is probably one of the greatest and definitely my most favorite mash up that's out there. Barbra is singing her hit "Happy Days are Here Again" while Judy is singing her song "Get Happy". It is sung absolutely beautifully by both, it sends chills up my spine and a smile appears on my face every time I hear this. It's a shame we don't get music like this anymore.



The majority of the hoop was stitched using the Satin Stitch. I used to hate the satin stitch but after using it through out this whole hoop, it definitely became one of my favorites.



Happy Days are Here when you find a font that comes out great when you stitch it up!

Happy Crafting!
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2  New Stitches Quotes and Flowers *Photo Heavy* in Needlework: Completed Projects by mrs.turner on: September 28, 2014 11:11:56 AM
I've been stitching a lot lately so I thought I would share it with you guys.  Smiley



I bought this fabric not knowing what I would do with it. I stashed it away for a while, forgot I had it, found it again and then this happened.



Started stitching with sequins.



I love a good font. And yes, I use the dollhouse I built as a photo prop. Smiley



I also love a good close up shot. Wink



A simple quote deserves a simple stitch.



Well I hope you've enjoyed this peek into my stitching adventures.
Happy Crafting!
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3  Sheet of Stitches - WIP in Needlework: Completed Projects by mrs.turner on: October 07, 2013 10:17:56 AM
Hey everyone! I hardly ever post on here (and I know I need to do it more) but I would like to share my recent embroidery project. Don't know if this is considered a "finished project"....it's not that kind you kind finish in a day. I have started stitching different patterns that appeal to me on a large piece of fabric, roughly the size of a twin sheet.
Here's what I have so far...

I gathered up the other end of the sheet so I can sort of fit the stitched part in the picture. Once I have more designs stitched on, I'll pin it to the wall and take a better picture.
Here are some close ups of few designs I have stitched on recently.


Cottage pattern provided by needlecrafter.com


Puppy Love

Ballerina Elephant
Both patterns courtesy of mmaammbr on Flickr. She has such wonderful vintage patterns.


This is most recent stitch. Pattern courtesy of Aunt Martha.

I am really loving this project and as I stitch more I'll try to update on here too.

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4  Boogies - My Adorable little Minions in Polymer Clay: Completed Projects by mrs.turner on: June 24, 2013 06:04:13 PM
I've been recently obsessed with the polymer clay lately and I've clayed up so many wonderful things. But if I have to choose which are my favorites, I do believe these little lovelies take the cake. I've played around with different horns and mouths but and I think they have finally evolved into something truly special. I'm calling them Boogies. Hope you enjoy!









See No Boogie - Hear no Boogie - Speak no Boogie

I'm sure there will be more to come!

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5  Monster feltings in Felting: Completed Projects by mrs.turner on: January 22, 2013 09:06:37 PM
For those of you who don't know me, I love to hand embroider. Then recently I started learning the art of needle felting. One of my favorite embroidery sites is Urban Threads. I've embroidered a pile full of their patterns so I thought why not try and felt a few too. Here's what I've poked....

Monster in a box


Here I show my stitching and the felting together, comparing the two...


And here is what I literally just finished poking. Mr Nomster Smiley


I couldn't be any more pleased on how he came out. His chubby cheeks kill me every time.  Cheesy

Hope ya'll enjoyed!

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6  Gnome Riding Unicorn in Needlework: Completed Projects by mrs.turner on: January 18, 2013 06:52:46 PM


Need I say more???
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7  Beginner Needle Felt-er..Come See what I've poked :) in Felting: Completed Projects by mrs.turner on: January 18, 2013 06:44:28 PM
I wanted to learn a new craft this year so I decided on needle felting. I absolutely love it! I started just before the new year and this is what I've poked so far...









The last one is my absolute fave! Toadstool house Felt Terrarium. You might say a "Feltarium". Smiley

Hope ya'll enjoyed seeing what I've poked so far and I hope to share more. Smiley



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8  I'm porcu-pining for you. in Needlework: Completed Projects by mrs.turner on: August 21, 2012 06:15:11 PM
I'm porcu-pining for you.

I love the worried look on the balloon's face.  Tongue








Pattern brought to you by Urban Threads.
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9  Re: list your etsy store here! in Selling Crafts on Etsy.com by mrs.turner on: August 15, 2012 09:25:35 PM
I specialize in Hand Embroidery Magnetic Hoop Art. I give you the option of how you want to display your Hoop Art. You can hang it on your wall OR stick it to any magnetic surface, for example...your refrigerator. The magnet is concealed with a decorative backing so it looks rad on both sides.  Grin




www.one2stitcharoo.etsy.com

Hope you like what you see!
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10  3 Blind Mice Embroidery Set in Needlework: Completed Projects by mrs.turner on: August 13, 2012 04:35:21 PM
Finished these last night and I'm completely in love with how it all came out!




Meet Harold, Milton & Bob. (Yes, I''ve named them....don't judge me Cheesy)









I'm hoping to completely finish backing them and list them in the shop soon...that is if I don't keep them for myself! Wink

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