Thursday, May 27, 2010

Lollipop Fun!

Our adorable new Lollipop Hair Pretties are the perfect accessory for your little sweetie! They are really fast to stitch and so easy to make. You can use a real lollipop stick for a really fun touch, or simply use a length of ribbon in place of the stick. Either way, they're really sweet!

Lollipop Hair Pretties make fun pencil toppers, gift ties, and even play food!


I made these "Lollipop Bouquets" for teachers by using Lollipop Hair Pretties as Pencil Toppers. I also tucked in some yummy homemade cake pops! I decorated the vases using vinyl cut with my new PINK Cricut!

I used a Lollipop Hair Pretty with a ribbon "stick" and tied it to some monogrammed dish towels for a friend.

And if you like Lollipop Hair Pretties, you'll love our FREE matching Lollipop Applique. It's yours to download free when you join our Yahoo group!

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

NEW Flip Flop Hair Pretties!

Summer is on its way and that means it's Flip Flop season! Stitch up these fast and fun little cuties in the hoop of your embroidery machine for the most adorable hair accessories! Flip Flop Hair Pretties also make fun pins, napkin rings, and more! Grab them while they're Introductory Priced at just $5!!

Monday, May 17, 2010

NEW Fast Felt Crayon Roll!

Ever have one of those Saturdays when you suddenly remember your child was invited to a birthday party, and the party is starting in less than an hour? I certainly have, and more times than I care to admit! You scramble around for a gift but you come up empty handed so you wrack your brain to see what you can make quickly. Fast Felt Crayon Rolls are the answer! They stitch up so quickly you'll spend more time deciding on your fabrics than you will stitching out the project. They're made 100% In the Hoop of your embroidery machine with no additional sewing at all! Tuck a Fast Felt Crayon Roll in a gift bag with a coloring book and you'll have a quick, easy, and inexpensive gift that will be the hit of the party!

Fast Felt Crayon Rolls are great for:

* Last minute birthday gifts
* Taking to restaurants, doctor's offices, sibling's sporting events
* Craft fairs and Etsy - they are EASY, FAST, and INEXPENSIVE - a great way to make a profit!
* Charitable donations - you can make dozens quickly and easily

Personalize them for a special touch and use fun novelty fabrics for the crayon pockets to suit your child's personality!

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

We have a winner!

The winner of our new Boutique Zipper Case and Fanny Pack set is VickiT! Vicki, look out for an e-mail from me! Thanks to everyone for all of your fun comments - I appreciated each and every one.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

In the Hoop Fanny Packs and Zipper Cases!

I'm so impressed that my wonderful readers guessed my newest design! I had so much fun designing the Boutique Fanny Pack and Zipper Case set and I hope you like it! It's designed to match my Boutique Eyeglass Case and Boutique Camera Case designs so you can make perfectly coordinated sets. The Boutique Fanny Pack and Zipper Case set includes three case sizes for the 5x7 and 6x10 hoops each with instructions on making zipper cases, fanny packs, key rings and more! They make wonderful gifts and I'm planning to make them for my children's teachers for year-end gifts.

I made myself a Boutique Fanny Pack before our trip to Disney World last week and was able to give it a rigorous test drive! I'm happy to report that it not only held up well but it was the best looking Fanny Pack in the World, if I do say so myself. I used the 6x10 size to make my fanny pack and it held my iPhone, which has a chunky case, my camera, and the wallet shown in the photos. It held up really well and was so incredibly useful! It was great having everything I needed safe and in easy reach. And I was glad not to have to wear one of those ugly black fanny packs! I also made fanny packs for my kids. I used Disney character fabrics (Mickey Mouse for my little boy and The Little Mermaid for my little girl) and left of the ribbon and initial on the front of the pack so the character fabrics would be the focal point. I used the 5x7 size for theirs. They adored them, although my son wished he had a big one like mine!

Monday, May 10, 2010

Disney and a Sneak Peek Contest!

My family just returned from our celebration trip to Disney! I wanted to share some photos with you and also give you a sneak peek at my newest design which will be released this week! See if you can figure out what it is from the photos. I'll give you a hint: it was so incredibly useful for visiting the parks at Disney... Everyone who posts a guess or a comment on this post will be entered into a random drawing to win the entire design set FREE! You are going to LOVE this set, especially if you like the Boutique Eyeglass Cases!! The contest will end on May 13.

I love this action shot of my 4 year old Hula-hooping in front of Cinderella's Castle!

And what Disney vacation wouldn't be complete without a peek at Minnie Mouse's sewing machine. How cute is this?!