Friday, May 23, 2014

Stuffed mouse

I’m part of a yahoo group for machine embroidery and someone posted this CUTE mouse last week and when I got the link to where she purchased it, I just HAD to have it.

It’s all in the hoop!

This is a 5 x 7 hoop.

It’s from doll and daydreams and it comes in 5 sizes.

The only machine sewing is the tail before it’s inserted and the ear fold, then after it’s all done and you turn it right side out, you hand sew it closed.

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It gave directions on how to add a name to the belly half way thru it.

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Here’s the back.

(I think I added the ears a little crooked, but it’s cute like that!2014-05-21 005

Also the pattern called for minky fabric but I wanted to try cotton or in this case batiks from island batiks.

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I think Sonja likes it Smile

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This week I also got these fabrics from Singapore, they are SILK!!

(or at least I think it’s silk)

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Here’s mrs bobbins getting into trouble again.

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Here’s my 2014 list

#1 (2012) giraffe wall hanging –working on the baby giraffe now

#2 (2012) fall leaf blocks swap- ready to quilt

#3 (2012) bubble gum quilt kit won at quilt show –don’t even know where it is now! worked on border applique last

#4 (2012) hexies- 43 flowers

#5 (2013)- roman holiday kit

#7 (April 2013) – blue/ yellow kaleidoscope blocks, have 5 done.

#8 (Sept 2013) farm animal panel – embroidery panel just done

#9 (Oct 2013) Scrappy Chain quilt QAL – TOP DONE!

#10 (Oct 2013) 12 days of Christmas embroidered blocks done

#15 (July 2013) Persian star FPP block swap – quilting it

#19 (Jan 2014) Quilted Jacket wonky logs- pattern bought

#20 (Jan 2014) Women of the bible BOW 3”- 15 done

#21 (Jan 2014) “knit” quilt for McCall’s – fabrics here and GO! die

#28 (March 2014) Pin cushion for swap- may mailed

#30 (January 2014) Kitschy BOM- may done

#32 (2012?) Hidden forest Quilt- working on blocks

#33 (March 2014) Shirt and Girl dress- pieces cut out

#35 (?) Peanut pics on fabric – no plan yet

#36 (March 2014) Batik Stained glass pattern- top done, ready to quilt

#37 (March 2014) Mystery Ahhhh- DONE!

#38 (March 2014) C.T. Mystery Quilt – top done

#39 (March 2014) –scrappy hexie- McCall’s-blocks done

#41 (April 2014) Batik signature quilt – DONE!

#42 (May 2014) Stuffed mouse- DONE!

11 comments:

cucki said...

Cute x

granniegee said...

Very cute.

Melody said...

Very cute, both Sonja and the mouse

Sarah@Dolls And Daydreams said...

Sew Cute! xxxxx

Connie said...

Bea that is just too cute and I'm so glad you included a pic of Sonja holding it because I was thinking it was a pin cushion size. Your Mrs. Buttons cartoon........that could be me!!

Shar said...

That is very cute! What embroidery machine do you have?

IHaveANotion ~ Kelly Jackson said...

The mouse is sweet....your project list...well...can I just say I'm tired just looking at it...giggles!

Smiles,
Kelly

Michele said...

So cute and so cute with Sonja.

SewMisadventurous said...

That is a cutie alright, I'm a bit boggled by how you can create that whole thing on a machine without fiddling around sewing on bits and bobs, (like arms and faces) though, then just turn out the seams and Ta-Da a mouse appears. And, as a quick aside, Ummm do you EVER sleep Bea? I got tired just reading your list of finished or W.i.P's, and you blog and look after your family, you must have a Secret Super Power.

Sharon said...

Absolutely adorable. Wish I had that type of machine, so I could make one!

VickiT said...

OH my gosh Bea! Those are just adorable. I've been doing machine embroidery since 2003 and have never heard of that digitizer.

You could sneak a little squeaker into those as you are making them, or bells (putting them into a small container similar to a medicine bottle and taping it closed makes the bells safer from swallowing if you gave this to a little one who loves chewing in case a hole is created. Plus inside a container they make a little more noise when hitting the sides as it is shaken). My best friend from grade school and all the way through high school and beyond is waiting to meet her very first grandchild soon. That smallest one would be a great little gift with a few other items.