For today, fun pink shell koi become a pair of swimming earrings. I liked the copper findings as a contrast to the bright pink!
I’ve seen a lot of similar style projects for the quickly-approaching holiday, and I wanted to do up one of my own! Made with felt and poly filler, stitched on my machine with a sweet message and finished with my new favorite, the blanket edge stitch.
I’d meant to make these for my birthday party, but the outfit I ended up wearing didn’t need them. I wanted to put them together anyway because the colors were just so fun, and I don’t have any HUGE earrings at the moment… so I need some!
Also I think this picture is funny and looks like an owl. =)
Loving this little sky-blue felt bracelet! It’s simply a doubled-over piece of felt that’s been blanket stitched around the edge. I then added the pretty star button and a few extra buttons I had around. Finally, I used the lettering feature on my Singer to stitch the words "when you wish upon…" through it! Fun!
Even though it was a snow day, I couldn’t quite motivate myself to make a piece of clothing… but with my wearable challenge, there were still lots of small options left! So I started out with a fun one, a fabric cuff bracelet. This was a good recycle/reuse project, too, as the fabric came from an old pair of pants!
Starting with fabric, foam, and ribbon…
Sizing the foam for the bracelet base…
And the finished project! The fabric was wrapped around the outside of the foam base and then the raw edges inside were covered with the dotty ribbon. I love that it’s kind of a little surprise decoration on the inside, and the button sewn on the outside echoes the pattern. Super simple, and really cute!
Okay, a break from wedding stuff! Ha! Mostly. I came across a delightful post from Dollar Store Crafts today in my reader, featuring these amazing and gorgeous dresses.
The best part? They’re made of PAPER. Can you believe it? I didn’t even realize until I read on further. I really felt drawn to these after looking at… here it comes… wedding dresses this weekend!
Tomorrow begins thing-a-day, in which I hope to create something new every day of the month! What an exciting challenge! My theme will be wearables, buuuut, I might have to stick a few wedding things in here and there. I’ll be back tomorrow with my first “thing” and since tomorrow is a snow day here in frosty Colorado, maybe it’ll be something BIG! See you then!