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: When you post a project, remember that you can always click the Modify button to edit the post and add additional information.
Total Members: 300,923
Currently Running With Scissors:
657 Guests and 10 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2 3 4  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Famous composers - ring in  (Read 5725 times)
Tags for this thread: pillow  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
greeneggsandham
Offline Offline

Posts: 798
Joined: 23-Aug-2006

beat him when he sneezes


View Profile
« on: August 15, 2010 04:49:38 PM »

I have a really good friend whose birthday is tomorrow. Over the weekend, I decided to make him a present. Ages ago, I bought some fabric with cameos of famous composers on it, as my friend loves classical music, and is a fantastic pianist. I decided to make a cushion for him, but pimp it up a little to personalise it. I embroidered a silhouette of my friend dressed in old-timey clothes, then sewed the embroidery onto the fabric.Here is the finished product:

and a close up of the embroidery of him:

I was kinda surprised by how good it turned out - ie it actually looks a little bit like him!
I love piping on cushions, so I used some musical notes fabric I had for piping:

here he is among the crew:

I gotta admit, I just love how it turned out. I'll be giving it to him tomorrow - can't wait to see his reaction  Grin
THIS ROCKS   Logged
ac!
« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2010 05:06:16 PM »

I'm sure he'll love it!  What a creative idea!  THIS ROCKS!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
greeneggsandham
Offline Offline

Posts: 798
Joined: 23-Aug-2006

beat him when he sneezes


View Profile
« Reply #2 on: August 15, 2010 05:10:26 PM »

Thanks!! Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Aliped
Offline Offline

Posts: 659
Joined: 14-Aug-2008

Only dead fish go with the flow ....


View Profile
« Reply #3 on: August 15, 2010 05:24:19 PM »

I'm sure he'll love it!  What a creative idea!  THIS ROCKS!
Ditto!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
NotKnit
Offline Offline

Posts: 1182
Joined: 15-Oct-2008

My best works.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #4 on: August 15, 2010 05:27:03 PM »

Very creative and awesome way to personalize a gift!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

charmingflaws
« Reply #5 on: August 15, 2010 05:42:31 PM »

wow this is so amazing! the fabric is great, the pillow would have been awesome without the embroidery but it is sooo cool now. your friend is going to love it!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Crafts, inspiration and small business adventures: halfcraftstudio.wordpress.com
I Sew Cute
Jewelry and Trinkets Moderator
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

I'm a Fanatic Friend of Craftster!
Offline Offline

Posts: 7792
Joined: 08-Apr-2008

Take me to the kittens!!! >^.^<


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #6 on: August 15, 2010 06:05:05 PM »

This is brilliant!  Wink
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Check out Trinkets & Jewelry! Wink
pinterest
blog
twitter
etsy
Andromeda007
In between the lines there's a lot of obscurity; I'm not inclined to resign to maturity...
Offline Offline

Posts: 178
Joined: 18-May-2010

Everything's shiny, Cap'n!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #7 on: August 15, 2010 06:31:59 PM »

So creative and clever!  And it turned out beautifully.  I'm sure he will LOVE it!  Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

My Pinterest

Current Swaps:

--------------------------
*PM for personal swaps!*
greeneggsandham
Offline Offline

Posts: 798
Joined: 23-Aug-2006

beat him when he sneezes


View Profile
« Reply #8 on: August 15, 2010 06:37:02 PM »

thanks everyone! I'm so excited I'm about to pee myself.(oops TMI)
THIS ROCKS   Logged
jemimah
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 2255
Joined: 25-Feb-2010


View Profile WWW
« Reply #9 on: August 15, 2010 06:57:01 PM »

That's fantastic! great idea Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2 3 4  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
Easy, Healthy Lettuce Wrap Recipe
How to Make Diane Ladd’s Southern Japanese Tofu Dish
Give Shrimp Pad Thai a Soba Noodle Twist the Haylie Duff Way
How to Make Sunny Anderson’s Quick Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Here Is a Fantastic Green Bean Tempura Recipe
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Chalkboard Wine Glasses
Handmade Gift Ideas: Wooden Chain
Handmade Gift Ideas: Upcycled Car Trash Bag

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.