Could Not “Resist” Sewing Today…

File 2018-02-04, 6 48 26 PMThis Sew Together Bag is so much fun to sew up…and I am getting better at it too.

I have a view more I’ll be sewing together with fabric I just love, love, love….I think they are great gifts for ….friends and family.

 

 

 

The gold silver one  below I pieced fabric together with the curved piecing method…and used a shorter zipper to make it more like a purse.

Perfect for NOTIONS of all kinds even Toiletries,Cosmetic or Jewellery I guess…

Smiles just in case you are not into knitting or sewing…I think this would be perfect to take along on a trip.

I will try sewing up another really great bag that we have a class at my work.…so itching to sew that one up too. I just need the pattern  for it…

 

Lugano, Switzerland

Bars by the lake
Bars by the lake

Wow what a happening Place.

Sunny, warm and yes Music playing. At first I thought it was always that way.

Music by the Lake. Then I clued in a big screen right by the Lake Ahhh I get it  “FIFA Soccer Night”.

FIFA is playing. Outdoor party time.
FIFA is playing. Outdoor party time.

 

 

2014-06-26 20.23.55This city is a must see …..

I love the tropical feel one get when entering to the south of Switzerland.

Palm trees are a welcome sight. If you like watches and jewellery you better put your walled away. The Glitz, Glam  and sparkles are amazing and so are the prices.

Butcher shop
Butcher shop

You have to see the butcher shops…wow! I even seen a show maker …He was very happy to have me take a picture too.  My eyes opened up wide when I seen the spaghetti noodles at one meters long.

Walking by the waterfront, just perfect with all the hustle and bustle of the young and old walking or sitting by the waterfront.

I love all the small allies that lead from out Hotel to the Lake. So special to be able to show this to my son.

 

Lugano

Sailboat By the Pier
Sailboat By the Pier

Wow, was für ein “Happening Platz”.

Sonnig, warm und ja Musik. Zuerst dachte ich, es ist immer so. Musik beim See?  Dann sahen wir die großen Leinwand direkt am See Ahhh natürlich “FIFA Soccer Night” ist ja am laufen.

Diese Stadt muss man besuchen wenn man in der Schweiz ist.

Ich liebe die tropische Atmosphäre in der Süde-Schweiz. Palmen sind ein willkommener Anblick.

Wenn Du nach einer Uhr oder Schmuck suchst, das musst Du den Geldpeutel hervor nehme! Glitz, Glam  funkelt fast jeder Laden und so auch die Preise.

Yes this watch is a total of CHf 15100.00 I told you to leave the walled at home this is one of many...
Yes this watch is a total of CHf 15100.00 I told you to leave the walled at home this is one of many…
If you take the Tram you would never see this hill.. So cool lots of stairs of steep walk way ...you have to do it once!
If you take the Tram you would never see this hill.. So cool lots of stairs of steep walk way …you have to do it once!

Ja die Metzgereien, so viel Fleish das immer auch in den Fenstern hängt. Sogar ein Schuhmacher freute sich das ich ihn Fotographierte. Meine Augen öffnete breit, ein Meter lange Spaghetti Nudelns.

Am See spazieren zu gehen,einfach perfekt mit dem juble und trubel von Jung und Alt. Ich liebe all die kleinen “Gässlein”, die von unserem Hotel zum See führen. Und all das durfte ich meinem Sohn zeigen. Ihm hat es hier glauv=be ich am Besten Gefalle. So blieben wir noch etwas länger.

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Priceless “Betty Boop” Bag

The Smile

Betty Boop Bag (felted green bag).  

 The Flowers

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Yes there is a story behind this  “Betty Boop” bag (felted green bag)…..I have to say.

First our  Boss “Madi” was knitting this amazing bag …and believe me she likes to knit and quilt!

Than to help came Julia

 as this bag had to be finished for Knitter’s FrolicPhoto1

just the past weekend. It was a project that was just calling for her.

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Have a look at the size before it was felted ….
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wow Julia that looks like fun… fellting each pedal by hand. They look amazing on the Bag

If You where visiting “The Yarn Store” Booth You too did see this great Bag.

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Love the Pedals…and a Diamond too!!!! wow

Have a look at the flowers that Julia knit pedal by pedal

Now we have it on display at the store and guess who took a liking to it…

Our Ana!

My big boss, Madi I m sure loves it too….SMILE we all are in love with

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Perfect Bag and a cup of Tee too

Betty Boop Bag (felted green bag).  

Bias Shawl

Bias Shawl

Bias Shawl

is a simple knit cast on 130 stitches with needle size 5mm and at the beginning of row one : Knit one stitch, then knit to together…..continue till you have only two stitches on needle. Now cast on one stitch in knitting into front and back of next stitch.  Turn work and knit to end of row. Now repeat row one again …and so forth please make sure you have enough yarn left to cast off….enjoy

The yarn I used for this short shawl is called: Habu Textiles A-20/21 1/20 silk stainless steel only one skein will be enough. And you will also need one skein of: Habu Textiles 

so now that you have sewn in ends the ends you want to felt this by “hand felting” and all that is: fill a bucket big enough with warm water and your favourite softener or soak etc. place your knit into it and let it soak up the water. Now you want to knead the shawl in the water with your hands for about 5 to 10 minutes and it will felt a little as you go along….have fun and be happy

You can find this yarn at The Yarn Store.ca

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“Bias Schal” ist einfach zum Stricken : 130 Maschen mit Nadel 5mm anschlagen. Dann in der ersten Reihe: Die erste Masche rechts Stricken, danach 2 Maschen zusammen stricken….. weiter bis Du nur zwei Maschen auf der Nadel hast. In der nächsten Masche in die Vorder-und Rückseite der Masche stricken, die letzte Masche rechts stricken.
Die nächste Reihen (2. Reihe) alles rechts Stricken bis zum Ende.  Nun für die drite Reihe wie die erste Reihe stricken, die vierte Reihe die zweite Reihe stricken uns so weiter….
Nur aufpasses das Du genügend übrig hast zum Abketten…Enjoy

Für diesen kurzen Schal habe ich:” Habu Textiles A-20/21 1/20 Seide Edelstahl” verwendet, ein Knäuel wird genug sein. Und dazu brauchts Du  auch ein Knäuel ” Habu Textiles”

So jetzt sind die Enden vernäht …loss zum “hand Filzen”.  Füll ein Eimer mit warmem Wasser und Ihre Lieblings-Weichmacher.  Loss  ins Wasser mit dem Schal und auch die Händen den die dürfen jetzt das filzten hervor bringen …kneten für etwa 5 bis 10 Minuten …. Spaß macht es

All das specielle Garn ist bei “The Yarn Store.ca” zum bestellen  erhältlich

Pippa Scarf

So here is something very different in yarns.

I took just one skein of  “S.Charles Collezione Celeste” home  and used a 6mm round needle.

I was  not sure what I would be able knit up for “The Yarn Store” with this…

One skein had only a running length of 8.2 meters.

The options where up to me…

I had some of my own ideas

then I did find a view patterns and decided to knit the:

Pippa Scarf 

by Teresa Chorzepa

Have a look on how to sew the ends to secure this yarn properly.

I did like this vest too   http://tahkistacycharles.com/t/pattern_single?products_id=1608

…very unique I think a statement piece for sure…and interresting to create too. Have a look on S.Chales Collezione’s site.  You will find a lot of nice patterns.

So, hier ist etwas ganz anderes in Garnen.

Ich nahm nur ein Knäuel von “Collezione S.Charles Celeste” nach Hause und benutzte einen 6mm rund Nadel.  Was ich damit stricken werde für “The Yarn Store”wusste ich noch nicht…

Ein Knäuel hatte nur eine Lauflänge von 8,2 Meter.

Die Options liegten an mir ...
 Ich hatte einige meiner eigenen Ideen,
 doch  beschloss ich mich fûr den

  Pippa Schal

von Teresa Chorzepa.

Hier habe ich nach geschaut wie man die Enden näht damit es nicht fransen wird oder aufgeht. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkybPQAg7KI

Auch diese Weste die ich hier angebe gefällte mir gut 

http://tahkistacycharles.com/t/pattern_single?products_id=1608.

Sehr einzigartig … und ein interressantes Stück zum Herstellen. Schaut doch einmal hier bei  S.Chales Collezione herein. Hier finden Ihr viele schöne Muster.

Phiaro Scarf in …….Aslan Trends Litoral

 For my second phiaro scarf 

  I knit this one time for myself with”Litoral” from Aslan Trends I used this method of knitting: 

 So I cast on only 190 stitches and needle size 5mm with two skeins….. .knit 5 stitches in the back of the stitch so it has a twist in the stitch and purl 5 stitches that will be dropped down at end, knit 5 stitches in back of stitch again, purl 5 stitches, follow that pattern to the 30 stitches and purl them.   This way the 5 knit stitches are more secured and will not be lose once you drop the stitches down.

At the end it was still to very, very long so ended up cutting some yarn of the length to make it shorter

 

See the third phiaro scarf

 also knit with “Litoral” From Aslan Trends with needle size 6mm.   Knit for Unwind again but this time we decided to knit it with only 140 stitches  and in the rounds too. By knitting one row ,the next purl, the next knit, then purl again and so on till one skein was used up.  If it would have been my yarn I would have knit this with two skeins to give it more body but this third way of less stitches and knit, purl, knit, purl the round was great no rolling of the edges this way.

 

 

Für meinen zweiten Phiaro Schal,

 den ich dieses Mal  für mich gestrickt habe mit “Litoral” von Aslan Trends benutzte ich diese Methode des Strickens:

Angeschlagen habe ich nur 190 Maschen und Nadelstärke 5mm mit zwei Strängen …..  5 Maschen von hinten rechst  stricken damit die Masche verdreht wird. Dann 5 Maschen Links stricken. Das so wiederholen bis zu den letzten 30 Maschen und die dann links weiter stricken. Auf diese Weise die 5 rechten Maschen sind gesichert und werden nicht los, wenn die Maschen herunter gelassen werden. 
Am Ende war es immer  noch sehr, sehr lang, so verkürzte ich den Schal um etwa 30 Maschen.

 

 

                              Siehe den dritten Schal

auch mit “Litoral” Von Aslan Trends mit Nadel 6mm stricken.

 Auch gestrickt  für Unwind Yarn Hosue, aber diesmal haben wir uns entschlossen nur 140 Maschen anzuschlagen und auch in der RUnde zu stricken.  Aber eine Reihe Links stricken dann Rechst stricken, dann Links usw. bis das Garn aufgestrickt wurde. Wenn es mein Schal gewesen wäre hätte ich dies mit zwei Strängen gestrickt, um ihm mehr Form und body zu verleihen.. 

Phiaro Scarf in Sea Silk

Phiaro Scarf

A  store sampler for Unwind….I like it.  Love how soft this yarn feels in your hand knitting and well also wearing it.   This pattern can be purchased from Katie Himmelberg  on Ravlery. 

 
    I knit this scarf with 4mm needles and 1 skein 437 yards or 399 meter of  Handmaiden Fine Yarn Sea Silk .
 Since I only have one skein of this, length was only 14 inches in total.
 Stunning Colours!!! Olive-green to coral-orange to yellow mix…perfect for the fall…
 
Kind of funny but after having knitted all these stitches I now have to drop some of them down….???
Next I have to cut the ends and braid those ends so they are secured…..lots of fun making this scarf…but time consuming and soooooo nice once finished…..can’t wait to show it to you all

 If you do not have the ability or interest to braid all these ends you could always just knot the ends in 3 strings together.

 

 

 

Phiaro Schal

Ein Sampler für Unwind Yarn House…. gefällt mir recht gut. So schön weich ist das Garn.  Es strickt und trägt sich auch gut. Dieses Muster kann  von Katie Himmelberg auf Ravlery erworben werden.
Ich stricke diesen Schal mit 4mm Nadeln und 1 Strang 437 Meter oder 399 Meter von “Handmaiden Fein Yarn Sea Silk”. Da ich nur einen  Kneuel davon zur Verwendung hatte wurde die Länge nur 14inches insgesamt anstat wie das Muster mit 22inches.

Atemberaubende Farben! Olive-Grün zu Korall-Orange bis Gelb gemischt … perfekt für den Herbst …

Irgendwie komisch, aber nachdem ich all diese Maschen stricken durfte muss ich eienige davon  jetzt fallen lassen….??
Nächstes durfte ich das Rund gestrickte Teil voneinener schneiden mit der Scheere…..was soll den dass???  Dann wurden die langen Fransen am Ende in Zöpfe geflochten.. .. viel Spaß macht diesen Schal doch schon zum stricken … aber zeitaufwendig und soooooo schön wenn er fertig ist.

 Wenn du  nicht  die Fähigkeit oder die Geduld hast  für alle die Zöpfe zu flechten, kanst Du je 3 Fransen zusammen Knoten damit die restlichen Maschen nicht auftrennen.

 

 

 

“Knitting” The Big Runway Fashion!

This is an article that was in a Toronto Newspaper January 13th. 2011

 I though it would be of interest to some of my knitting readers all over the world.  Her article talkes about:

 ” I think people want something that took time, and is perfectly imperfect.”

  “Beautiful handcrafted product is appreciated in a world of mass production. It stands out and says ‘I am special.

That is my believe too…so keep on knitting and wear it proudly

Enjoy

Jacqueline

 

Tracy Nesdoly Special to the Star

You might not think that chunky sweater Grandma gave you for Christmas is on the cutting edge of fashion, but you’d be wrong.

The handmade, mistakes and all, is having a major moment.

No less an arbiter of style and trend thanPhoebe Philo , Céline’s creative director, made news with her spring 2011 collection by sending a handwoven coat down the runway — and “embracing the artisanal” is something that style.com’s Nicole Phelps called an unintentional rebuff to the knock-off artists who copy Céline’s sleek and minimalist look.

PHOTO GALLERY: Chic-er knits The Stella McCartney  spring offering, found at 119 Corbo in Yorkville, includes crochet bags and crochet-embellished tanks and even jeans, and British Vogue says “granny sweaters are big news again,” pointing to Miu Miu sweaters, See by Chloe and Marc by Marc Jacobs coats as evidence in a fashion spread that included some of the hottest It Girls in their best big and chunky knits.

Crediting them with having an unmatched trend-spotting record, style.com asked the founders of Opening Ceremony, the U.S. chain considered a clearing house for international cool, for their predictions for the next 10 years. Humberto Leon and Carol Lim opined that craftsmanship will be appreciated more and more, and often that means handcrafted: “We see American houses employing the kind of artisanal specialists like the ateliers of France. In the vein of Rodarte’s hand-knit sweaters we will increasingly see artisanal qualities in American fashion houses.”

Trend-devouring mass retailers including Club Monaco are getting in on the handmade revolution, offering chunky cardigans lovingly knit by human hands.

“Everything in fashion is so fast, and fashion is knocked off so quickly, that something hand done, a piece that you will savour forever, seems very special and worth the money,” says Toronto designer Rita Liefhebber, who included hand knits in her fall collection, and followed that up with loose hand-knit vests and tanks and hand-dyed dresses for spring. “The economy is such that when you look at a piece and know you can find something similar at H&M, you go that route. Fast fashion has the flip side – I think people want something that took time, and is perfectly imperfect.”

“I’m starting to see a lot of blogs and websites devoted to the handmade and authentic,” says Trish Ewanika, also a Toronto designer who carried Rita Liefhebber hand-knit mufflers in her Bathurst St. store. The scarves sold out sharpish, though they are not the only artisanal element in the Ewanika mix – she also carries hand-dyed silk scarves, Jensen-Conroy jewellery, which include necklaces made of crystals caught in hand-crocheted nets and Lars Andersson knits, each piece handmade and limited edition.

“I think people are attracted to the authenticity of the handmade,” says Ewanika. “Maybe it coincides with the recession, where the idea of investment dressing and having fewer pieces means you want the ones you do splurge on to be very special and truly unique.”

When Kim Newport-Mimran opened Seventy Seven, the Pink Tartan flagship last month, she included knitting kits in the product mix alongside her own ready-to-wear collection.

“I love the graphic element hand knits offer, and a hand knit is so special and luxe,” Newport-Mimran says. “And anyone can do it – my 9-year old has a project on the go and I think I’ll frame it!”

And she sees a broader societal trend: “Beautiful handcrafted product is appreciated in a world of mass production. It stands out and says ‘I am special.’ ” For her own collection, she says, “I’m currently looking at different techniques with fabric and construction to give the collection an element of hand made.”

For some, seeing a gorgeous handmade sweater or scarf is just the incentive needed to embark on a hobby in earnest. Knitting clubs sprung up a number of years ago when news hit that celebrities sometimes take to the needles to reduce stress and kill time on set, and now sewing clubs seem to be hitting their stride.

“I have seen so many blogs spring up about sewing where they go into minute detail about every step of the way in the projects they’ve started. These are people who have never grown up with patterns or home sewing, and the idea that you can make something yourself is fascinating to them,” says Ewanika. “My industrial-sewing repair place said they have never sold so many domestic or quasi-industrial machines.”

It seems there’s just something scrumptious about creating your very own piece. Americo Original at 456 Queen St. W. sells gorgeously coloured yarns, most of them from South America, and has created a full range of knitting patterns based on current trends. The knitting classes are routinely sold out.

“My original idea was to open a home accessories store,” says Nicole Sibonney, who opened Americo four years ago. “But when I was sourcing product in Argentina and saw the raw materials for the fabrics, I was so inspired I changed direction.”

Americo is now mostly a yarn and knitting shop for hobbyists, though there remains a smattering of the original idea in the form of cosy woven blankets and other home accents.

“Knitting allows you to be creative, and it’s meditative and therapeutic,” says Sibonney, explaining the appeal. “Knitting sort of balances our wants. You can’t make anything as fast as you can purchase it. It’s good to slow down a little.”

Artisan Festival In Our Town

Every year in June

we have this great Artisan Festival happening in our Town.  Both my husband and I enjoy going to this weekend event every year.  There are always so many fun creative people showing us what they are creating and  selling too.  Pottery, Woodworking,Iron, Photography, Beading, Knitting, Sewing, Painting and so much more.  Lots of fun.

 

Jedes Jahr im Juni 

haben wir dieses großartige Artisan Festival  in unserer Stadt. Mein Mann und ich gehen gerne an dieses Festival  pro Jahr,wenn  es uns möglich ist . Es gibt immer so viele kreative Menschen die uns zeigen  was sie da hergestellt  haben  und  auch verkaufen. Nur ein paar Beispiele davon was man da so sehen kann: Keramik, Holzarbeitung, Metal, Fotografie, Schmuck mit Perlen , Handgestricktes, Genähtes, Mahlen und vieles mehr.

Knitted Waves Scarf With Beads

“Susan Undulating Waves Scarf” for Unwind Yarn House sample

 Is a pattern that you can find on Ravely.  A fun knit including lots of Beads.  The pattern asks for 924 size 6mm beads however ….I needed almost double that.  Each pattern repeats needs 33 beads from row 1-10.  With using 2 skeins of Koigu Merino yarn I was able to knit almost 48 repeats.  That would give me a total of 1548 Beads.  This scarf is heavier no doubt but stunning to be able to wear it in so many ways measuring about 52 inches long  This is your jewel to wear any time.  I was able to string on the beads with a sewing needle but you could use smaller size beads too and use a fish wire to string the beads on to lace weight yarn and adjust the with of the scarf too.  I added all or at least half of the beads onto the yarn before I started to knit and then moved them along as I knit this scarf.  Pattern info: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/334s-susan-undulating-waves-scarf  Yarn used is from http://unwindyarnhouse.com/ and the beads are from thatbeadlady.com .

 Wellen Schal“für Unwind Yarn House example

Ist ein Muster das man bei Ravelry finden kann. Ein schönes Muster das mit Beads gestricket wird.  Das Muster fragt nach 924 Beads in Grösse 6mm doch…..Ich brauchte fast das Doppelte.  Jedes Muster braucht 33 Beads von Reihe 1 bis 10.  Mit zwei Strangen Koigu Merino Wolle war es möglich bis 48 mall das Muster zu stricken.  Dabei brauchte ich aber 1548 Beads.  Dieser Schal ist ganz sicher etwas schwerer zum tragen bei fast 130cm Länge  und all den Beads, doch ist das der Schmuck für die Trägerin.  Ich benutzte eine Nähnadel für die Beads auf zu fassen.  Doch kann man auch Fisch Nilon gebrauchen und kleinere Beads und feinere Wolle  und der Schal etwas Breiter stricken.  Information für das Muster:  http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/334s-susan-undulating-waves-scarf

Knitted Shawl With Beads “Haruni”

Wonderful and nicely draping shawl.  Luxurious and one of the easiest pattern to follow.  Intimidating at first I though when I saw all the pages to print out.  But well worth it…..  It was such a breeze to knit and loves it every stitch.  Adding the beads with a crochet hock was one of the simplest ways to add beads to this gorgeous shawl.  The yarn I used for this project was from  Koigu > Premium Merino KPM,  Knit with size 4mm needle and the pattern is available to download at Ravelry  under “Haruni”.http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/haruni

Wunderschön fallend ist dieser Schal.  Luxuriös und einer von den einfacheren Strick Muster zum verfolgen.  War etwas skeptisch zu erst alls ich so viele Seiten aus drucken musste für das Muster.  Doch war es dass Wert….  So leicht und einfach zum stricken, Masche für Masche.  Mit einer Häckel Nadel habe ich auch noch 6mm  Glass Perlen dazu hinein gestrickt.  Das war sehr einfach mit dem “Häckli” dies herein zu legen.  Sieht auch schön aus.  Ich benutzte ein Garn von Koigu > Premium Merino KPM,  mit Nadeln Nummer 4mm und das Muster kann man Gratis herunter laden bei Ravelry unter “Haruni”.http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/haruni

Fashion Show In My Backyard (2009 Knits)

Well I am not a Fashion Model and I do not have a “Fashion Shoot” on the fancy beach in Hawaii

…..however I do have my very own personal photographer.   My wonderful and kind husband

Our own Backyard is just fun and great to take pictures too.  It does not matter if in winter or summer…I have clothes for all occasions  Hand-knit.   As you can see, I love to wear my own creations too….so here you go.  My Tour Show has its own prominence…..YOU.  Have  fun and you are welcomed to sit down and have a glass of wine or even Champagne too…..Let the show begin …SMILE 

Body fitting or not, some can be very soft and light flowing in the summer breeze.  Others are very snugly warm for colder days….even some handmade jewelery to go along .

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Ja ich bin kein  Fashion Modell und habe auch keine “Fashion Schow”  an dem Strand in Hawaii

…..doch habe  ich meinen eigenen persöndlichen  Fotografen, mein lieber und gutmütiger Ehemann.

Auch im Winter wie Sommer ist unser Garten immer gut auch da Fotos zu nehemen.   So ich habe einige schön hand gestrickte Kleider  für viele verschiedene Zeiten  und habe freude das alles auch zu targen…Meine Schow hat ihre eigene Prominez….YOU .  So hier sind ein paar Fotos…sitz hin nimm ein Glass Wein ja auch Champanier ….wir fangen an….SMILE

Am Körper antragend oder auch nicht…luftig und weich im Wind wehend.  Oder auch sehr schnugelig warm für kühlere Tage oder Abend …auch handgemachter Schmuck dazu.

 

Charming Charms

 

Well the New Year is here and as usual I am searching for new ideas…..

Luckily I was asked if I could transform a wonderful looking bookmark into something that my friend could wear to show off the beautiful Charms.  We came up with the idea of making it into a Necklace……..

Not too sure if that is the best solution……..I was looking around again in the magazines.  I decided to make a bracelet.  So here the transformed bookmark…….wonderful idea I think.

Reizende Armband

Nun das neue Jahr ist hier und wie immer bin ich auf der Suche nach neuen Idean …..
Zum Glück wurde ich gefragt, ob ich einen wunderbares Buchzeichen in etwas anderes verwandeln könnte.  So das sie es tragen kann mit all den schöne Charms. Wir kamen auf die Idee,  eine Halskette würde schön sein……..
Nicht so sicher, ob dass die beste Lösung ist…….. nachdenklich suchte ich in den Zeitschriften herum.  So beschlossen ich ein Armband zu machen.  Also hier das transformierten Buchzeichen……. wunderbare Idee.

Christmas Ornaments for our Tree

 

 Some of these great hands made ornament are shown on our Christmas Tree every year.  Or given as Gift to our Friends and Families for their Christmas Trees.   I love the  Decopatch Technique with Paper Napkins it will transform the plain Porcelain Ornaments into a wonderful art peace.  

 Needle Pointing such as Hardanger Stitching or Cross Stitching and then place around the Christmas Ball is another option.  Or add-on some Beadwork to it.  All look very nice as you can see.   It makes it even more special,  because it is made with Love and Joy.   We hope our friends who have been given one will like them too. 

 You can buy at some of the Glass Balls or Porcelain Ornament at the craft Stores.

Uebersetzung fuer meine Deutsch sprechende Freunde

 Dekoration fuer den Weihnachtsbaum

Einige dieser Hand gemachten Schmuck findst Du an unserem Weihnachtsbaum jedes Jahr aufgehaengt . Oder als Geschenk fuer unsere Freunde und Familien für ihre Weihnachtsbaum. 

 Es sieht schoen aus wenn die Porzellan Ornament mit der (Decopatch Technique) Papierservietten dekoriert.   Auch verschiedene Arten von Stickereien, wie Hardanger Stickerei oder Kreuzstich sehen sehr schoen aus. Ich legen die Stickerei dann rund um die runden Kugeln, arangiert es so das keinen Falten entstehe.  Ich dekoriere die klaren Weihnachts Kugeln auch mit Perelen oder “Chraelelie”.   Alle sehen sehr schön aus, wie Du sehen kanst , und wunderbar, wenn Sie jemanden auch freude bereiten.

Sie können auf einige der Glaskugeln oder Porzellankugeln bei einem Handarbeits Laden kaufen.

Links into Links Bracelet

Links into Links Bracelet

 Nice way to use up some of your seed beads.  Just mix and match and have fun with the colors. Here are some pictures of the diagram to make one link for this Bracelet.

  The links are all interwoven, only the last on is a back and forth flat Peyote stitch over three rows.  Use any clasp method you like to finish it off.  Or sew on a snap clasp form your sew kit.  Here are some of the links joined together. 

 

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Links in Links Armband
Schoen ein paar von den uebrigen Perlen auf zu brauchen koennen. Mische Deine uebrigen Perlen und Farben miteinader und habe viel Spaß dabei.  Hier sind einige Bilder und Angaben, um eine Verbindung zu diesem Armband zu machen.  Die Teile sind alle miteinander verbunden.   Nur das letzte Teil is ein hin und her Peyote Stich über drei Reihen.
Du kannst verschieden Verschluss Metoden gebrauchen.  Oder Du kannst einen Snap Verschluss an nähenvon Deinem Nähekasten.
Hier sind einige der Links miteinander verbunden