Monday, January 17

Trading Post - Oh my {heart}!


This past Saturday, Amie from Kittycats and Airplanes came to my house for another crafty play date. We had bounced ideas via email about Valentine's crafts and decided on little satin hearts. I showed Amie how to make the hearts following the same method I used to make Christmas ornaments. We picked a smaller heart shape. Instead of hand-stitching the opening, we used a special foot and topstitched them




Here they are all naked, but not for long

It was time to beautify them. My ruffler foot got another workout with lace and organza. Then we plugged the glue guns and dug up in beads, buttons, ribbons, lace, glitter and even feathers and decorated them. We ran short of time so 2 of them were not finished when Amie had to head home but this is what came out of our combined efforts. 



Here are the ones I trimmed, all 6 now finished.



This one is my favorite, Amie got the idea and I loved it so much I had to have one too...

A fun afternoon for both of us. Next installment soon. We already picked a date for next month. I can't wait !!

PS: Have you seen the GFC counter?? Almost 250!! Amie kindly agreed to craft something special for a giveaway to celebrate this milestone. I'm psyched!!



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14 comments:

  1. these are so pretty! I would love for you to link up to my Sew Crafty Party & Giveaway!

    http://wildflowersandwhimsy.blogspot.com/2011/01/sew-crafty-saturday-adventure-date.html

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  2. very lovely... so cute, a perfect gift for valentine
    http://craftaworld.blogspot.com/
    Love
    Farah

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  3. A craft play date I LOVE IT! I think I'm gonna have to plan one of those. Great job on your hearts they came out awesome.

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  4. Wow! I love your idea of a crafty play date...and the hearts are absolutely adorable! Great job!
    carla louise
    www.ohsewaddicted.com

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  5. Aren't these cute!! Very cute. Just in time for Valentine's Day!
    Take care, Linda

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  6. These are so so cute. i'd love to know which foot you used to do the topstitching?. I have been making valentines things over on my blog too tina x x http://scratchycatcrafter.blogspot.com

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  7. Those are pretty---amazing! What are you going to use them for???

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  8. So sweet and pretty--I bet you had a blast dolling them up! Thanks so much to linking up to Beyond the Picket Fence.

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  9. Happy Fun Follow Friday! I am a follower! I hope you will stop by my blog and follow back!

    Sincerely,
    Emma Michaels
    http://EmmaMichaels.Blogspot.com

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  10. Caroline - These are so cute! Love all the embellishments - how fun! Thanks so much for linking to the Sunday Showcase; I greatly appreciate it. Hope you had a wonderful weekend. I'll be featuring this today. ~ Stephanie Lynn

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  11. Super sweet! Love the fabrics!
    Thank you for linking up to Making It With Allie! I can't wait to see what you are going to lnk up next week!
    Alliemakes.Blogspot.com

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  12. Just wonderful!
    xo
    Robin
    All Things Heart and Home

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  13. Love the little hearts! They are so pretty. Thanks for sharing.

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