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September 02, 2009 03:56:46 PM by noooitaremybirthday
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I did my first beaded altoid tin for the Altoid Tin swap over the summer, and I liked it so much, I had to do another one. This time, I used an 'altoids smalls" tin. It's about half the size of a regular Altoids Tin.

This is the little guy....

Detail shot...

The inside!

Here is what the tin looks like before altering....


September 21, 2014 02:06:57 PM by kittykill
Views: 1304 | Comments: 21

 I have always wanted to dye my own floss but have been very leery about the whole process. I just knew that I would end up with a tied dyed mess and my counters and house would be stained with a vomit pea green. I finally decided to put aside my fears and go for it. After a couple of tries, I got the hang of it and now I want to dye everything in sight. 

Are you ready for an adv...

February 18, 2014 06:21:09 PM by Ludi
Views: 4473 | Comments: 18

Here is how I frame all my embroideries:

1.On the right side of the fabric, mark the finished size and framing with pins.

2.Cut a piece of cardboard the size of your frame.

3.Glue padding to the cardboard; here I use some polar fleece. Trim to just slightly larger than the frame.

4.After the glue dries, test fit the fr...

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