Well, here we are in week 2 of August. The weather has been hot and miserable with a few days hidden in that are cool and nice. I hope everyone has stayed as cool as possible and the creative juices flow. This week’s challenge is COASTERS. Big mug rug coasters, square coasters, round coasters, fabricContinue reading “2nd week of August”
Here is Alicia’s upcycled jeans. It is a scrappy skirt finished off with a fabric rose. Really cute
I hope everyone is enjoying their weekend. Today is a cloudy day with light showers here and there. Nice in cool today. I will post Alicia’s jean upcycled project in a little later today. A few more pins and tucks. We all know how that goes. I started a peek a boo quilt for aContinue reading “Happy Sunday”
Not sure if anyone has heard, probably everyone has), Michaels Craft stores have bought the name and rights to Hancock Fabric Stores. NOT Hancock of Paducah, Ky I know Michael’s sale fabric on line, but maybe they will start having some in the stores.
I have to apologize for not posting anything yesterday. It was a busy day then when it was quiet, I had my little helper. I don’t think many people can read 18 month old’s writings. I know I am not that smart. For this reason I waited until today. Alicia showed me a picture ofContinue reading “Saturday”
I hope all is going great on the challenge…upcycling and old item. I chose an old shirt of my husband, and my daughter chose an old pair of jeans. I think she is making a skirt. I am making aprons. I love it. This is the before picture, and then the after pictures. To beContinue reading “Day 4 of Challenge.”
Good Wednesday morning, or is for an hour and half anyway. My peek a boo quilt is turning into a Frozen quilt. Olaf, here I come. How is your upcycle challenge going? I have to admit I am falling behind…couldn’t sleep last night so I had some caffeine. Too much caffeine had me cleaning theContinue reading “Wonderful Wednesday.”
Today I am working on a peek a boo quilt for a little 2 yr old. She is undergoing chemo and radiation for muscle cancer in her face. So my plan is to make it as fun and interactive as I can. I am embroidering animals in squares that will have little doors to openContinue reading “Aug 2nd”
This post is a quick follow up to the post Creating… on 07/27/16 where I discussed pulling out from my project pile and completing a set of “art pillow experimentations”. I spent part of this weekend finishing up the rest of the little art pillows (they range from around 6 x 6 inches to 8Continue reading “More Creating – More Art Pillows — tierneycreates”
Today, Aug 1st is week 1 of our Challenge month. Here it is….UPCYCLE. Let’s take something ordinary and make something extra ordinary out of it. The two objects we chose are Jeans, and a shirt. For this challenge we “borrowed” an old pair of jeans from my granddaughter, Emily, and a shirt from my hubby, Gary. what will you do with these? I think Alicia my try and upcycle the jeans into something wearable and unique. I will take the shirt and go for something a little my on the practical, daily use. What about you?