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Monday, July 24, 2017

Sunflower Placemats for Ray and Beth

Gayle's son and daughter-in-law just celebrated their wedding anniversary. Beth loves sunflowers and Gayle incorporated my help with embroidering this Sunflower Corner Toile from Embroidery Library in the corner of these plaid placemats!!! I love the finished look

I used a single layer of water dissoluble stabilizer and used a damp sponge and viola finished product!

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Sunday, July 23, 2017

Summer Fun Blog Hop with Create with TLC

Welcome to Summer Fun Create with TLC Blog Hop with a different Create with TLC freebie image with every step along the way!!! It's summer fun time - what are your plans for the summer????? Summer Fun could be spent in the water swimming or even on a boat fishing! As for myself, my boyfriend has a cabin in Pymatuning, PA where we take the boat and go fishing on the lake or Sunday becomes a Road Trip.

If you have arrived from Lisa Lynn, then you are in the right place - if not, here is the complete list of my Create with TLC teamies and friends: 
Lisa Lynn (previous summer fun stop)
Lynne (current summer fun stop)
Rhonda Sue (your next summer fun stop)
Create with TLC

The image that is available for you on my blog is Vintage Summer Fun Antics on the Beach. Just right click on the image and save the file for your own personal used

For my card, I had a lot of fun not only chalking, using border punches, but also doing some fussy cutting:

  • size A2 card
  • image was pre-colored but adding chalk to the sky and Spectrum Noir Glitter Brush
  • waves were made using Martha Stewart Eyelet Border Punch and chalking the edges
  • Seashell sticker

  • sentiments are from Create with TLC die cut using Darice Embossing Folder and chalked around the edges  

Your next stop on our hop is Rhonda Sue

Now, you know that I can't let a reference to a song go unnoticed without having a sing-a-long - I love this song and often sing it while sitting in the boat and fishing!!!! 

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Saturday, July 22, 2017

Here We Go Steelers!!!

I love making these Mug Rugs as they are made entirely in the hoop of my Embroidery Machine (her name is Thelma on good days!!!) including the machine quilting!!!

Today's Mug Rug is the Pittsburgh Steeler Logo with Steeler fabric on the back and the logo in the center for Emb Sport Pittsburgh Steelers Embroidery Designs Logo combined with Oma's Place Christmas Mug Rug Set Plain:

As you can see, I use the city of Champions colors - black and gold!

I love these as they are a little bigger than a coaster and smaller than a placemat and purrfect to place a glass of wine, cup of tea or coffee along with a snack such as a cookie, brownie, or piece of chocolate and are completely washable!!! They can be mailed using just a standard stamp in a 5x7 envelope!!!! 

This includes a top layer of fabric and the bottom fabric, stabilizer, and a layer of batting - better yet, you can combine these with any of the Pittsburgh Steelers Microwave Bowl Cozies.

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