A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Curious if a project is for sale, or if someone wants to do a private swap with you?  Please Personal Message the member rather than posting on the thread.
Total Members: 299,174
Currently Running With Scissors:
457 Guests and 5 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Tattoo flash baby quilt  (Read 1421 times)
Tags for this thread: crayon_tinting  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
Hey Noni Noni
« on: June 17, 2008 08:33:58 AM »

I'm making a baby quilt for my future neice but I'm using old bits of tattoo art for the designs, but doing it in pink and brown to match the baby's room.



this is the middle piece it's my favorite because it almost matches a tattoo on the mommy to be's back Smiley




I need a better camera but this little anchor says father


and what tattoo design collection would be complete with out the heart that says mother

Now I just have to decide on some realy cool fabric to make the rest of the quilt..I embroidered all of these and colored them in using the crayon and ironing method (which is my new favorite thing!)

I'm pretty happy with the way they turned out.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

"I'm tired of followin my dreams around, I'm just gonna ask em were they're goin and meet up with em later."
Masokissed
« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2008 08:54:53 AM »

That is beautiful! Thanks for the photos.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
NerdyCrochetGal
Nerdy Weirdo with Yarn Skills
Offline Offline

Posts: 1658
Joined: 30-Dec-2006

I am not ignoring you... I am counting stitches...


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: June 17, 2008 09:37:52 AM »

these all look so wonderful! I can't wait to see the finished quilt. BTW, what is this crayon and iron method you speak of?
THIS ROCKS   Logged

HOOKER PRIDE!!!
dittybop
« Reply #3 on: June 17, 2008 09:57:37 AM »

what a neat idea! I love how it's turning out. and ditto on the question about the crayon/iron method...?? sounds interesting.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I am and always will be a proud NIU Huskie. 2-14-08, we will always remember.

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."
 -Margaret Mead

http://www.wists.com/dittybop
http://www.xanga.com/dorkwithtorque
Hey Noni Noni
« Reply #4 on: June 17, 2008 02:26:23 PM »

The crayon Ironing thing I actualy got from Anya Kase you iron on or draw the pattern then color it in with crayola crayons, the brand of crayons does matter apparently Smiley then you flip the design over onto a piece of paper and iron it on a high setting to melt out the wax and all you are left with is the color if you want the color darker color and iron again, it's alot of fun and has sooo many possabilities!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

"I'm tired of followin my dreams around, I'm just gonna ask em were they're goin and meet up with em later."
Anya Kase
There are no Happy Endings without a Villian.
Offline Offline

Posts: 1244
Joined: 03-Aug-2007

The Evil Twin since 1976


View Profile WWW
« Reply #5 on: June 17, 2008 02:58:09 PM »

Noni!  I love it!  Awesome Job!  I'm so proud of my little cousin. ( that's right we're related Grin)  Talent runs in the family...not to brag or anything...we're crafty old things!

 I actually got the crayon tinting idea from Kittykill who has a whole thread on the subject.

Keep up the good work! Grin
THIS ROCKS   Logged

"If you're going green,.....Can I have your hairspray?" };-}~
http://wists.com/AnyaKase
RachelKristin
rude crude & tattooed
Offline Offline

Posts: 3624
Joined: 18-Feb-2007

Vulgarity is my specialty


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #6 on: June 17, 2008 04:25:37 PM »

absolutely stunning! wonderful job, i know she'll love it!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

My Tumblr page
http://rachelkristin.tumblr.com/

Check out my Etsy store to purchase some of my work!
http://rachelmckay.etsy.com

Do you Twitter? Follow me!
http://twitter.com/JigsawYouth

My Flickr
http://www.flickr.com/photos/rachelmckay/
katiekutthroat
one sassy southern crafter.. not for the easily offended
Offline Offline

Posts: 3491
Joined: 19-Jan-2007

Thin line between adorable and appalling!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #7 on: June 17, 2008 07:16:44 PM »

i love the lady luck!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Sewsew-a-Gogo
Faster, Pussycat! Sew! Sew!
Offline Offline

Posts: 1776
Joined: 14-Dec-2005

I'll show ye.


View Profile WWW
« Reply #8 on: June 17, 2008 07:40:27 PM »

It's really beautiful!!  Great idea!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Currently taking a hiatus from swapping.  Sad

I've always wondered what disease cured ham had.

Wist Bandwagon
BeatnikChick
« Reply #9 on: June 17, 2008 09:28:43 PM »

Dig the brown and pink theme on these.  It's a nice change of pace for tattoo art, and looks great too... How big are your squares for embroidery in your quilt?  Is this infant size or larger? 
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Human rights are for EVERYONE.  Did you know that Aung San Suu Kyi had been released from house arrest in Burma? Many other prisoners of conscience are still being detained.  Please research this topic... Amnesty International needs your help.
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Get Marilyn Monroe’s Red Lip Look
Get Inspired by This Fun, Bold Look for Your Senior Prom
How To Highlight and Contour
How To Darken Your Foundation For Summer
Topshop Felt Tip Liner Review
Latest Blog Articles
Handmade Gift Ideas: Exploding Needle Box
Handmade Gift Ideas: Japanese Shibori Dyeing
@Home This Weekend: Embellished Guest Towels

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.