Wednesday, June 30, 2010


Join us for our Independence Day Sale going on now through July 4th! All of our fun & whimsical embroidery machine designs are 30% off. It's a great time to stock up on all of those fun in-the-hoop designs you've had your eye on!

Friday, June 25, 2010

Make a Stylish Case for your Sunglasses!

If you don't already own our Boutique Eyeglass Case embroidery design, you'll want to pick it up this summer! This beautiful in-the-hoop embroidery design is so easy to make and it turns out so pretty! Boutique Eyeglass Cases make great gifts and also sell well at craft fairs and on Etsy.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

NEW Hair Pretties and Contest Winners!

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ICE CREAM! Our New Ice Cream Cone Hair Pretties are SO sweet for summer outfits! Two sizes are included with your purchase. The larger size is great for big girls, pins, napkin rings, and more. The smaller size is perfect for babies and tiny girls and also to attach to the center of hair bows.

Congratulations to Renee for being the first person to correctly guess that the sneak peek photos revealed our new Ice Cream Cone Hair Pretties! Congrats also to Karen for winning our random drawing. You've both won the Ice Cream Cone Hair Pretties design free! I need both of you to e-mail me so I can forward the design to you. Thanks to everyone for participating!

My tester and friend, Pam, stitched her Ice Cream Cone Hair Pretties on tie-dye felt and they turned out awesome!

And don't miss our NEW Rocket Hair Pretties - perfect for 4th of July! They make great pins for boys and grown-ups, as well as adorable Hair Pretties for girls!

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Guess the Hair Pretties Contest!

Here is a little sneak peek of my soon-t0-be-released Hair Pretties design! Take a guess at what it is for a chance to win it FREE! We'll have two winners; the first person to guess correctly will win PLUS everyone who enters has a chance to win in a random drawing. Enter as many times as you'd like and have fun! Check back frequently for more picture clues...

Felt Winners!

Congratulations to our 2 winners - Peggie L. and Marcia (puff@com...) who each won a 10 pack of felt from The Daily Pincushion! I've e-mailed both of you and need your address so we can send your beautiful felt to you.

Thanks to everyone who participated in this fun giveaway! If you didn't win, don't despair - keep an eye on my blog this weekend for another contest to name my next Hair Pretties design (which you are going to LOVE!)

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

NEW Hair Pretties!

What a sweet way to accessorize for summer!

Ribbons and ric rac shoot out of the top of the firecracker for a festive crowning touch for your little girl's 4th of July outfits! They also make adorable pins so boys and grown-ups can wear them and join in the fun!

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Gorgeous Felt Giveaway!

I found a great source for beautiful felt. The Daily Pincushion on Etsy sells a line of felt that is fabulous for Pickle Pie Designs Hair Pretties! This wool blend felt stitches beautifully, cuts cleanly and creates such a nice finished Hair Pretty.

The owner of The Daily Pincushion, Cathy, makes a sweet line of felt pin cushions and she uses the felt that she sells in her own products. Her pin cushions are gorgeous! Here are a couple of my favorites:

Cathy has been so sweet to offer 2 Felt Packs for a giveaway for Pickle Pie Designs customers! Each pack will contain TEN sheets of felt!! I am so excited to give you the chance to win this beautiful felt.

There are 3 ways to win - do all 3 to increase your chances of winning!

* Post a comment on this blog
* Go to our Yahoo group and post a photo of any Pickle Pie Hair Pretties you've made (photos will be featured at a future date on my blog and on swak's customer gallery!)
* Post a comment on our Facebook page

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

4th of July!

Every little girl wants a star spangled hair accessory! Our Monogrammed Star Hair Pretties are the perfect crowning touch for all of her 4th of July outfits. Dangling Ribbons are stitched in the hoop and her very own initial is monogrammed in the center of the star.