Last Month’s Embroidery Bee Designs

Last Month’s Embroidery Bee Designs

Hey Friends,

I realized I hadn’t shared with you last month’s Embroidery Bee designs that are now available for all.

The candy holder is the Christmas Lollipop Holder Set.

And the alphabet is the Bird Monogram Alphabet Set.

If you remember, throughout 2017 the in-the-hoop project will always be some type of candy holder along with a full alphabet set and all Embroidery Bee designs are made in your 4 x 4 hoop with the occasional exception that a bonus design might be thrown in that requires a larger hoop.

Get a head start with your Christmas gift giving.  The Christmas Lollipop Holder Set is a set of three designs  Make a basket full to set by the door for guests, Tuck them in Christmas stockings, or place them on the Christmas table.  They stitch up quickly and easily using just felt.  Make them for your child or grand child’s Sunday school or classroom friends and get lots of Oh’s and Ah’s from everyone.

Find them Here in Etsy and Here in Zibbet

The Bird Monogram Alphabet Set

This beautiful and delicate alphabet is perfect for an heirloom dress or linen napkins on the table.  Stunning!  It is made with four thread colors, but for an elegant look, just advance through the design without changing the colors.

Consider the beauty of tone-on-tone matching the thread to the fabric.

Machine Embroidery Bird Monogram Alphabet Set

The Bird Monogram Alphabet Set is available Here in Etsy and Here in Zibbet.

Friends, if you haven’t yet, give some thought to joining the Embroidery Bee Club.  As said earlier, each month you will receive a full alphabet set and a candy holder at the cost of only $5 a month which is a savings over the regular price.  The designs will arrive on the 1st of every month in your inbox.  It is easy, simple and fun!

Bee Bold 3D Machine Embroidery Candy Wrapper Design

Immediately upon joining, so your sewing machine doesn’t have to wait to happily hum, you receive this fun Bee Bold candy wrapper design.

Creative Country Happenings

I’m reading and learning how to make Kombucha.  Have you ever heard of that?  It is basically a fermented tea which is supposed to be full of probiotics and nutrients.  Bottles of kombucha may be purchased at health food stores or maybe even at your local grocery store, Costco also carries it, but they are costly little buggers so I’m going to do it on my kitchen counter.  If you’ve tried it, what are your favorite flavors.  I want to add fruit to mine but not sure what to start with.

Learn to make Kombucha

Photo courtesy of Kombucha Kamp

Make it a great happy day friends!

Nancy

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Birthday Party Day 7 Inspirational Teacup Coasters and Free Bonus Cupcake Embroidery Design

Birthday Party Day 7 Inspirational Teacup Coasters and Free Bonus Cupcake Embroidery Design

Inspirational Teacup Machine Embroidery Design

Dear Friends,

Welcome to the final day of the Embroidery It Birthday Party.

Inspirational Teacup in the hoop coasters

Thank you from the bottom of my heart for your support, kindness and generosity.  I truly appreciate each and every one of you.  It is through you that my dreams, goals and visions are coming true.  I sincerely thank you.

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As we wrap up the birthday party, it is Sunday, a day of rest.  I hope you will use these inspirational teacup coasters as a gentle reminder to enjoy each day and all life has to offer with its many blessings.

Inspirational teacup coasters gift set

Make a set of 4 or 8 coasters for yourself, or they make a lovely gift bundled up and added with some tea, a teacup and a homemade muffin or small box of chocolates.  Give as a hostess gift, housewarming, get well, birthday, retirement gift and the list goes on.  There are 8 designs in the set.

Inspirational teacups in the hoop machine embroidery coasters

Inspirational teacups in the hoop machine embroidery coasters

These are stitched on felt and made in your 4 x 4 hoop.

You will find the Inspirational Teacup Coasters HERE in Etsy

and

HERE in Zibbet.

Also there is a bonus design today.

Find the Banner Cupcake design for FREE HERE. (note:  this design will only be available for one week)

Happy Birthday Machine Embroidery Party with new and free designs

You may find all the other Banner Items HERE.

Have a very happy day stitching,

Nancy

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Embroidery It Birthday Party Day 6 In the Hoop Gumball Machine Design

Embroidery It Birthday Party Day 6 In the Hoop Gumball Machine Design

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Dear Friends,

So happy to have you here today on Day 6 of the Embroidery It Birthday Party

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Today’s Birthday Party Special is a good ol’ fashioned Gumball Machine.

It is made using your 5 x 7 hoop and is stitched on felt and clear vinyl.

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For the clear vinyl, you will find that at your local fabric store or Walmart carries it too in their fabric department.  You will find it in the section where they sell tablecloth fabric.  Just get the thin cheep stuff and you only need 4 inches wide so get 1/8 of a yard.

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The candy goes in and out the dispenser opening at the bottom of the design.  I know what you are thinking….the candy will fall out.  Nope, it doesn’t.  You pinch it a bit to get the candy to come out.

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Here in the photo I’ve filled them with Skittles, but you could use M & M’s or other small candy or small gumballs.

Also in the photo, I’ve stitched it with both red felt on the back as well as clear vinyl on the back.  It just depends on the look you want.

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The hanger is optional.

This really is a quick and easy design and only uses two thread colors.

Find it HERE in Etsy

and

HERE in Zibbet.

Happy Stitching!

Nancy

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Applique Birthday Gift Tags and Bonus Design – Embroidery It Birthday Party Day 2

Applique Birthday Gift Tags and Bonus Design – Embroidery It Birthday Party Day 2

Machine Embroidery Applique Birthday Gift Tags

Dear Friends,

Here is a simply sweet way to decorate your gift bags and packages.

Machine Embroidery Applique Birthday Gift Tags

The design is stitched on felt with a cotton fabric applique.  Here in the photos I’ve use a faux white dotted Swiss cotton fabric.

Machine Embroidery Applique Birthday Gift Bag Tag

Machine Embroidery Birthday Gift Bag Tags

Beautiful!

Machine Embroidery Happy Birthday Tag

Also, the final stitch color is the eyelets.  That color may be eliminated so you may applique the design onto shirts or other items.

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Find the Applique Birthday Gift Tags HERE in Etsy 

and Here in Zibbet.

Also today is a bonus design.  This design will remain free throughout the Embroidery It Birthday Week.

Through June 25th, click HERE to get the Balloon Banner Addition.

Machine Embroidery Free Banner Design

Happy Birthday Machine Embroidery Party with new and free designs

Happy stitching!!

Nancy

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Embroidery It Birthday Party Day 1

Embroidery It Birthday Party Day 1

Embroidery It Third Birthday Party

Dear Friends,

Welcome to the Embroidery It Birthday Party!!!  It’s Birthday Week.  Woot Woot!!!  Come on into the party.  So glad to have you here.  The music is playing and everyone is here so grab a slice of cake and some punch and lets have some fun  Seriously everyone, I wouldn’t be here without you all and my heart is just bursting with gladness as I’m just so grateful to each and every one of you for your support of my little business.  My family and I truly thank you.

Friends this is exciting and will be a week of fun.  Each day this week you will get a newsletter showcasing a new design/set available for only $1.25 for 24 hours.  You will NOT see these designs at these prices ever again so grab them when you see them. Sprinkled throughout the week will be some free goodies as well.

Machine Embroidery Birthday Candy Bar Wrappers

3 designs in this set of full size Birthday Candy Bar Wrappers.  Make them in your 5 x 7 hoop.  Perfect for giving to guests, tucking in treat bags or including in your gift to the birthday boy or girl.

Only $1.25 today only.

Find them HERE in Etsy

or

HERE in Zibbet

Also Friends, If you missed last year’s birthday party, the Big Birthday Bundle which includes all 21 of last year’s designs is 50% off this week only through June 25th.

Embroidery It Big Birthday Bundle

You may find the Big Birthday Bundle HERE in Etsy

or

HERE in Zibbet

Happy stitching everyone!

Nancy

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Last Chance to Grab this Free Embroidery Design

Last Chance to Grab this Free Embroidery Design

Dear Friends,

The “free when you join” embroidery design to Embroidery Bee members is changing.

If you’ve been on the fence about joining the club, today is the day!

Machiine Embroidery Monthly Membership Club

As soon as the new design is released, this one will be removed.

Now if you are already an Embroidery Bee club member, no worries.  I will make sure all current members ALSO get the new design.

Also for current members, your June designs will be in your in-box tomorrow morning, June 1st, by 9:00 AM Eastern Time zone.

Find out more about the club HERE.

Hope to see you in the club!

Nancy

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Machine Embroidery Bloom Candy Topper Set

Machine Embroidery Bloom Candy Topper Set

Bloom machine Embroidery Candy TopperGood morning Friends,

After a rainy few days, how good it is to wake up to the sunshine!

Machine Embroidery Candy Holder Design

The Embroidery Bee May designs went out to club members bright and early on May 1st.  So the April designs are now available for all.

Machine Embroidery Garden Candy Holder

The candy design for April is this sweet Bloom Candy Topper Set.  Grow a garden of flowers with your embroidery machine and a couple pieces of felt.  Perfect for party favors at your next ladies luncheon, or for the ladies in your sewing, quilting and embroidery clubs.  Also sweet for Sunday school teachers, bus drivers, or anyone you want to give a token of thanks.

Assist a younger child in painting the flower pot and you can help him make a gift for his mother on Mother’s day.

Use Tulle to gather candy and place in flower pot

Use a 9″ or larger circle of tulle, or nylon netting to gather small candies up with.  Let your imagination go in embellishing the flower pot.  Add rick rack, pretty buttons or other pretty add on’s you find in your crafting space.

4 designs in the set and as always, made in your 4 x 4 hoop.

Not a member of the Embroidery Bee Club yet?  Find out more about it HERE.

And to find the Bloom Candy Topper Set, just click one of the buttons below.

January Embroidery Bee Designs

January Embroidery Bee Designs

Dear Friends,

It’s an exciting time as the March Embroidery Bee designs will be delivered to your inbox in just 3 days!!  Embroidery club members be sure to watch for them by 9:00 AM Eastern Time Zone.

Members in the Embroidery Bee club receive a candy holder and an alphabet set on the first of each month along with a newsletter full of inspiring ideas.

Here are the designs which were released in January.

Machine Embroidery Stitched With Love Spool of Thread Candy HOlder

Stitched with Love Candy Holder

This is currently available in Etsy and Zibbet

Machine Embroidery Alphabet Set Valentine Mason Jar Lid

Mason Jar Alphabet

Available in Etsy and Zibbet

Machine Embroidered monogram baby onesie

Machine Embroidered Valentine Monogram ornament

Machine Embroidered Valentine Monogram Ornament

You can read how to make these fun ornaments HERE.

Membership to the Embroidery Bee is only $5.00 a month.  Designs are great for yourself or gift giving.  To find out more about the Embroidery Bee and to join, just click HERE.

Machiine Embroidery Monthly Membership Club

Members receive this candy wrapper FREE immediately upon joining.

Don’t miss out on the March designs.  Join today!

Nancy

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Machine Embroidery Valentine’s Day Candy Bar Wrappers

Machine Embroidery Valentine’s Day Candy Bar Wrappers

Valentine's day machine embroidery in the hoop candy bar holders

Dear Friends,

It is super bowl Sunday and I hope your team wins.  I must confess though, I’m not a football fan.  I’m sure the game will be on in the background, but I’ll be paying more attention to the commercials rather than game itself. 🙂  So if you are like me, you will be spending time at your embroidery or sewing machine and I have a fun new in-the-hoop project just in time for Valentine’s day.

Machine Embroidery in the hoop Valentine's day designs

Valentine’s Day Candy Bar Wrappers

There are three designs in the set and are made in your 5 x 7 hoop.

You’re So Tweet

Machine Embroidery Valentine's Day design candy bar wrapper

Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentines Day Candy Bar Wrapper Machine Embroidery Design

All You Need is Love and a Little Chocolate

All you need is love and a little Chocolate candy bar holder embroidery design

You can whip up a bunch of these for all the sweet Valentines in your life and you can have them all done before the football game is over.

You may find them here in the Embroidery It Etsy shop or Zibbet store.

Happy Stitching,

Nancy

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A Little Valentine’s Day Machine Embroidery Decorating

A Little Valentine’s Day Machine Embroidery Decorating

Dear Friends,

In my neck of the woods, the ground is covered in snow and everything is just white, gray and brown.  With the Christmas decorations all put away now it all feels so plain.  Getting into the studio is like a breath of fresh air as it is full of color and stitching for Valentine’s day is simply cheerful.

Here is the Candy Hearts Coasters which double as a wall decor project.  They are made in the 4 x 4 hoop.  To turn them into a decor project, just glue them onto ribbon and add a bow.  Instructions on this along with lots of photos are included.  4 designs are in the set.

Make them in all different colors so when using as a coaster, each person can easily identify their glass.

A set of four makes a sweet gift!

You can find them in the Embroidery It Etsy Store and Zibbet Store.

May they bring a little cheer to your day!

Nancy

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Membership to the Embroidery Bee Opens Today!

Membership to the Embroidery Bee Opens Today!

in the hoop machine embroidery design called bee happy candy wrapper

Dear Friends,

I’m just beyond excited to tell you about Embroidery Its new membership program called the Embroidery Bee.

Each month, members will receive a full alphabet set, a candy holder and a newsletter that showcases these designs.  These designs are offered at the price of only $5.00 a month and available to Embroidery Bee members exclusively for the first month.  After that, they will be released to the public at full price.

This link HERE gives a full description of the club and how it works.

In the Hoop Bee Happy Candy Wrapper

To get members started, a free bonus design is available immediately.

Happy Stitching Friends!!

Nancy

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In the hoop machine embroidery design Bee Happy Candy Wrapper

In The Hoop Frosted Christmas Cookies Candy Cane Slider

In The Hoop Frosted Christmas Cookies Candy Cane Slider

Machine Embroidery in the hoop Frosted Christmas Cookies Candy Cane Sliders

Homemade cookies hot out of Grandma’s oven and piped with icing.  That is what these in the hoop candy cane sliders look like. Frosted Christmas Cookies is a fun in the hoop project to make on your embroidery machine using your 4 x 4 hoop.  You will take you Christmas decorating and gift giving up a notch.
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I just want to show off some fun ways to use and display these.  I added a bow with pink string, just because I could!  🙂

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in the hoop candy cane sliders

in the hoop frosted Christmas cookies candy cane sliders

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Frosted Christmas Cookies Candy Cane Sliders can be found here in the Embroidery It Etsy store and in the Zibbet Store.

Have a Happy Sunday!!

Nancy

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PS – If you enjoyed these Candy Cane Sliders, You may enjoy THESE candy cane sliders too!

 

 

Machine Embroidery Candy Cane Sliders Made In the Hoop

Machine Embroidery Candy Cane Sliders Made In the Hoop

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Dear Friends,

Candy canes just speak Christmas with their beautiful red and white stripes.  They are such a fun addition on the tree where children can come and pluck one each day.  They adorn packages beautifully and go great with a steaming mug of hot chocolate.

These are a fun in the hoop machine embroidery project.  All designs are made in your 4 x 4 hoop.

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Here are just a few ways to add just a touch to those candy canes that boost their gift giving presentation.

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Ho Ho Ho Candy Cane Sliders are designed to make 3 in one hooping to get your gifts done three times as fast.

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The Candy Cane Bow looks beautiful done in felt, or here you see it made with glitter vinyl.

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Two candy canes create a lovely heart in this Merry Christmas Sweetheart design.

Have fun with these projects.  It is a busy season for sure, but these projects are all quick and easy, stitching up in just a few minutes.  They create that added special touch that makes them great for coworkers, classmates, neighbors and more.  Add one to your plate of cookies or homemade candy.  They are sure to bring a smile.

Designs can be found here:

Merry Christmas Sweetheart in Etsy and in Zibbet

Ho Ho Ho Candy Cane Sliders in Etsy and in Zibbet

Candy Cane Bow in Etsy and in Zibbet

Make it a great day friends as you prepare for this beautiful season.

Nancy

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Personalized Machine Embroidery States Coasters and Ornaments

Personalized Machine Embroidery States Coasters and Ornaments

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Warm up your embroidery machine and get ready for Christmas and for selling at craft shows by making these state coasters and ornaments.

5 designs currently released and each design can be made into either a coaster or an ornament.

They are stitched on felt using your 4 x 4 hoop.  Instructions are given so you can place the heart anywhere in the design using ANY machine.  You don’t need special software or machine that positions.  It can be done on ANY machine.

Great for Christmas packages and gift giving.

Stitch in team spirit colors for added fun.

Released now are:

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Michigan

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Wisconsin

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Kansas

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Texas

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Colorado

Enjoy friends!

Nancy

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Machine Embroidery Full Size Candy Bar Wrappers for Thanksgiving

Machine Embroidery Full Size Candy Bar Wrappers for Thanksgiving

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Dear Friends,

Get ready for Thanksgiving!

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Here is a fun in-the-hoop embroidery project for your 5 x 7 machine embroidery hoop.

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Make these sweet candy bar wrappers, stitched on felt, to go around a full size Hershey candy bar.  Set one at each place setting on your Thanksgiving table, or make a basket full to hand out.  Also great for classroom gifts.

They stitch up quickly and easily and instructions are included.

You can find the Thanksgiving Candy Bar Wrappers in the Embroidery It Etsy shop and Zibbet shop.

Make it a great day!

Nancy

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Monogram Basket Letter J – A fun in-the-hoop project

Monogram Basket Letter J – A fun in-the-hoop project

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Hi Friends,

Just in case you are not subscribed to the newsletter (you should be) I want to let you know we are up to the letter J at the intro price of only .99.

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This is a fun and easy in-the-hoop project made in your 4 x 4 hoop.

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With a sweet design added on the back side, this design takes only 2 hoopings.  Step-by-step instructions included.

I’m showing it here in red and green for Christmas, but just think.  You could do orange and brown for Halloween or pastels for Easter, or bright colors for a birthday party.

You can find the letter J here on Zibbet or here on Etsy.

The design stays on intro pricing for one week.

I hope you have a wonderful week everyone,

Nancy

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Fall Machine Embroidery Candy Holder Set

Fall Machine Embroidery Candy Holder Set

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Dear Friends,

For you Saturday stitching pleasure I want to show off the Fall Candy Holder set made in your 4 x 4 machine embroidery hoop.  Candy holders make super quick and easy gifts and are a great way to add simple decorative touches to your home.

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Three designs included:  Maple leaf, Apple and Pumpkin.

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These are stitched with felt and clear vinyl is used for the window.  You can also use glitter fabric or vinyl or other non-fraying fabric.  Step-by-step instructions with lots of photos included.

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Fall candy Holder set can be found  here on Etsy and here on Zibbet.

Wishing you all a wonderful weekend,

Nancy

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Crafting Machine Embroidery and Mixed Media Fall Flowers

Crafting Machine Embroidery and Mixed Media Fall Flowers

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Dear Friends,

There is nothing better than to spend time crafting and what fun to mix other things with machine embroidery!

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Remember these little cuties?

Well, I took two of the flower designs that remind me of mums and did them up again. (There are 4 different flowers and one set of leaves in the set)

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For the centers though, I didn’t want to use candy. (although I made one from candy)  I started looking through my button stash and couldn’t find any large dark buttons.  For me to drive into Grand Rapids is about a 30 minute trip one way.  It was time to shop from what I had at home.

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I came across a small bag of flat clear glass pebbles that are just over 1″ in diameter.  They came from the floral department at either Hobby Lobby or Walmart.  I don’t remember any longer.  Since you could see right through them and I wanted the flowers to have a dark center I started looking through some scrapbboking paper.  I used to be an avid scrapbooker.

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I found a dark small print and using clear glue, glued the paper to the bottom of the pebbles and then trimmed around them.

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The flowers were embroidered onto fall colored felt.  I used dark brown thread on all the flowers and dark green for the leaves.  Then the pebbles were glued to the center of the flowers.  The flowers were glued onto bamboo sticks and the leaves glued on the sticks as well.

I love how these turned out and how just changing the felt gave them a whole new look.  An entire bouquet of machine embroidery flowers were made in about an hour!

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Another fun idea would be to glue them onto pens and give them as a gift with a cute notepad!

If you are interested in the flowers, you can find them on Etsy and on Zibbet.

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Nancy

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Machine Embroidery Monogram Basket D Intro Priced this Week Only

Machine Embroidery Monogram Basket D Intro Priced this Week Only

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Dear Friends,

The Monogram Baskets are a useful machine embroidery in the hoop project made quickly and easily in your 4 x 4 hoop.

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And note the sweet stitching on the back!

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The letter D has been released and is intro priced at only .99 for one week.

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By just changing the color of thread, you can make them for any holiday or event.  How about using school colors?

You can find the Monogram Basket D here in the Embroidery It Etsy store.

Make it a great day!

Nancy

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